- a periodic payment, especially a scholarship or fellowship allowance granted to a student.
- fixed or regular pay; salary.
Origin of stipend
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Related Words for stipendsalary, wage, fee, gratuity, pension, allowance, hire, pay, award, emolument, consideration, take
Examples from the Web for stipend
Contemporary Examples of stipend
The Organization now hides him and provides him with a stipend for his work.An Iraqi Group Helping Women and Gays Is Receiving Death Threats
July 22, 2014
The Saudi Arabian government paid for her tuition in addition to a $1,800 stipend for personal expenses.Saudi Beauty Says She Robbed Banks for Her Mafia Lover
May 10, 2014
People living off base are given a stipend to cover their housing costs.The U.S. Military Is a Socialist Paradise
April 21, 2014
My aunt Sadie, God bless her, gave us some kind of a stipend that kept us alive.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
February 16, 2014
At 19, I had a $100 stipend (it may have been a lot less than that, it fact) from which I lived.Justin Bieber's Spiritual Crisis
January 26, 2014
Historical Examples of stipend
Oh, but for that a stipend of three hundred ducats is too little.
Does this mean that you are come to your senses on the score of a stipend, Ser Galeotto?
If you will, you shall have a yearly stipend out of the King's treasury?'Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2
J. Endell Tyler
There are some of us who preach and live by it, who might do more to earn our stipend.Broken Bread
The stipend is 300 a year, and I am told that there is a good house.The Hero
William Somerset Maugham
- a fixed or regular amount of money paid as a salary or allowance, as to a clergyman
Word Origin for stipend
early 15c., from Latin stipendium "tax, pay, gift," from stips "alms, small payment" + pendere "weigh" (see pendant).