A fixed regular sum paid as a salary or as expenses to a clergyman, teacher, or public official.
More example sentences
- The rise was ‘three per cent - a percentage in line with the rise in stipends for all clergymen,’ he said.
- Percentage of departments providing stipends, expense reimbursement, and recognition for participating faculty was between those in the other two groups.
- The junior doctors are demanding better amenities in all three medical colleges and the dental college, implementation of the senior residency scheme and regular payment of stipends.
late Middle English: from Old French stipendie or Latin stipendium, from stips 'wages' + pendere 'to pay'.
Definition of stipend in:
- The US English dictionary