from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Receiving a stipend.
  • adj. Compensated by stipend: stipendiary services.
  • n. A recipient of a stipend.

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  • adj. receiving a stipend
  • n. One who receives a stipend.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Receiving wages, or salary; performing services for a stated price or compensation.
  • n. One who receives a stipend.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Receiving wages or salary; performing services for a stated price or compensation; paid.
  • n. One who performs services for a settled payment, salary, or stipend.
  • n. A stipendiary magistrate. See under I.
  • n. In law, a feudatory owing services to his lord.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. pertaining to or of the nature of a stipend or allowance
  • n. (United Kingdom) a paid magistrate (appointed by the Home Secretary) dealing with police cases
  • adj. receiving or eligible for compensation
  • adj. for which money is paid


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From Latin stipendiarius


  • "stipendiary" lands and the officers in proportion, up to the Lieutenant

    The Winning of the West, Volume 4 Louisiana and the Northwest, 1791-1807

  • Noel Quinlan said he spoke only to the stipendiary steward after the easy victories of Bishopbriggs and Tell Halaf, from the Newmarket stable which he shares with his brother, Michael.

    Bookmakers concerned Lingfield betting coup will alienate punters

  • Stier resigned as Hong Kong's chief stipendiary steward in 2009 after six years in the role, citing the need for a fresh challenge, and was praised for his professionalism and dedication by the chief executive of Hong Kong's jockey club.

    Kieren Fallon: 'You expect me to count how many times I hit a horse?'

  • Others suggest that ethnic groups are concentrated in inner cities where they are more likely to come up before district judges, formerly stipendiary magistrates, who may sentence more heavily.

    Race variation in jail sentences, study suggests

  • Following theological studies, she was ordained in 2004 and has since served as a non-stipendiary minister in Southwark Diocese, alongside her work in development.

    Archbishop's new Secretary for International Development

  • A non-stipendiary priest (he was a Director of Social Services for Kensington and Chelsea) his 'secular ministry' has been a brilliant success.

    Archbishop awards Cross of St Augustine

  • I was not born to be a stipendiary, favoured by his mistress, until ruined by the calumnies of others.

    The Abbot

  • The suspension of the stipendiary missionary programme follows a Feb 29 open letter from the two retired bishops seeking an accounting for the estimated several million dollars spent on litigation by the national church offices.

    Rector's Forum

  • Academies, not being stipendiary, should be entirely free; such were the academies of Italy; such is the French Academy; and such, more particularly, is the Royal Society of London.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Mr. Honeythunder having signed the remaining few score of a few thousand circulars, calling upon a corresponding number of families without means to come forward, stump up instantly, and be Philanthropists, or go to the Devil, another shabby stipendiary Philanthropist (highly disinterested, if in earnest) gathered these into a basket and walked off with them.

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood


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