stipend

  • 1 Stipend — • A fixed pay, salary; retribution for work done; the income of an ecclesiastical living Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Stipend     Stipend      …

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  • 2 stipend — sti‧pend [ˈstaɪpend] noun [countable] FINANCE an amount of money paid regularly to someone for their services, or as a small salary: • The holder of this office will receive a small annual stipend. * * * stipend UK US /ˈstaɪpend/ noun [C] FINANCE …

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  • 3 stipend — [stī′pənd, stīpend΄] n. [ME stipende < L stipendium, tax, impost, tribute, contr. < * stipipendum < stips, small coin or a contribution in small coin (< ?) + pendere, to hang, weigh out, pay: see PENDANT] 1. a regular or fixed payment …

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  • 4 Stipend — Sti pend, n. [L. stipendium; stips, gen. stipis, a gift, donation, given in small coin + pendere to weigh or pay out.] Settled pay or compensation for services, whether paid daily, monthly, or annually. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Stipend — Sti pend, v. t. To pay by settled wages. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 stipend — index alimony, annuity, commission (fee), consideration (recompense), endowment, honorarium, loan …

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  • 7 stipend — early 15c., from L. stipendium tax, pay, gift, from stips alms, small payment + pendere weigh (see PENDANT (Cf. pendant)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 stipend — *wage or wages, salary, fee, emolument, pay, hire Analogous words: remuneration, compensation, recompensing or recompense (see corresponding verbs at PAY) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 stipend — [n] payment for services allowance, award, consideration, emolument, fee, gratuity, hire, pay, pension, salary, take, wage; concept 344 …

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  • 10 stipend — ► NOUN ▪ a fixed regular sum paid as a salary or as expenses to a clergyman, teacher, or public official. ORIGIN Latin stipendium, from stips wages + pendere to pay …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 stipend — n. 1) to receive a stipend 2) to pay a stipend 3) a modest stipend (to live on a modest stipend) * * * [ staɪpend] to pay a stipend to receive a stipend a modest stipend (to live on a modest stipend) …

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  • 12 Stipend — A stipend is a form of salary, such as for an internship or apprenticeship. It is often distinct from a wage or a salary because it does not necessarily represent payment for work performed, instead it represents a payment that enables somebody… …

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  • 13 Stipend — A predetermined amount of money that is provided periodically to help offset expenses. Stipends are often provided to those who are ineligible to receive a regular salary in exchange for the duties they perform, such as interns. A stipend is… …

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  • 14 stipend — [[t]sta͟ɪpend[/t]] stipends 1) N COUNT A stipend is a sum of money that is paid regularly, especially to a magistrate or a member of the clergy, as a salary or for their living expenses. [mainly BRIT] Syn: allowance 2) N COUNT A stipend is a sum… …

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  • 15 stipend — UK [ˈstaɪpend] / US [ˈstaɪˌpend] noun [countable] Word forms stipend : singular stipend plural stipends money paid regularly to someone, especially a priest …

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  • 16 stipend — noun /ˈstaɪpɛnd/ a fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance My stipend for doing public service is barely enough to cover living expenses. Syn: allowance …

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  • 17 stipend —   n. salary.    ♦ stipendiary, n. & a. (person) receiving stipend …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 18 stipend — n. a fixed regular allowance or salary, esp. paid to a clergyman. Etymology: ME f. OF stipend(i)e or L stipendium f. stips wages + pendere to pay …

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  • 19 stipend — noun Etymology: Middle English, alteration of stipendy, from Latin stipendium, from stip , stips gift + pendere to weigh, pay Date: 15th century a fixed sum of money paid periodically for services or to defray expenses …

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  • 20 stipend — stipendless, adj. /stuy pend/, n. 1. a periodic payment, esp. a scholarship or fellowship allowance granted to a student. 2. fixed or regular pay; salary. [1400 50; late ME stipendie < L stipendium soldier s pay, syncopated var. of *stipipendium …

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