Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "stipend" [sti•pend]

  • A fixed and regular payment, such as a salary for services rendered or an allowance. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stipend" in a sentence
  • "The a single some-more fabric along a corner is a join stipend for a side corner of a shade."
  • "Maybe the cloud of smoke I puff through my burnished pipe courtesy of my luxurious Ivy League stipend is clouding my vision."
  • "They'll-get-you-coming-and-going, from his Grove entry: Apart from [his appointment as Abbot of] Löpsingen, he had three sources of income — a stipend from the Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide in Rome, the abbacy of San Stefano in Carrara, near Padua, and a provostship in the Rhenish town of Seltz."