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Definition a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose
  • Starting in 2008, he was awarded three fifths of a coaching stipend—roughly $240 a month.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • His lodging stipend Don Jose spent on art supplies.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • I wanted him to keep his stipend.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • One day, he chanced to say to Magnon as she handed him his monthly stipend of ten francs: "The father must give them some education."
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The officers got a small stipend from the Big Man, and they had been given a couple of government jeeps.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • But my living stipend from Mr. Bracegirdle made me feel a lot less awkward about throwing myself down in Hobie's household, unannounced.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • They would even pay me a stipend for my time.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • 'We are forgetting business, ma'am,' said the beadle; 'here is your porochial stipend for the month.'
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • I can't imagine what kind of poverty would motivate a person to forget themselves and everyone they loved so their families could get a monthly stipend.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • But you would also pay no rent and I'm sure I could manage a small extra stipend for your few responsibilities.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • Our family receives a stipend of $50 a month for being missionaries.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • To save ten pounds from a stipend of eight pounds a month takes much patience and time, especially for a parson, who must dress in good black clothes.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • By contrast, everyone in the group that received the cash stipends and other services made a full recovery.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Kun Sokkea's family is now getting the stipend.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • " What with the stipend and being up late, it's too much for me health."
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • He smiled to himself, once again blessing an older sister in Coventry who made the scotch possible with her monthly stipend.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • CHAPTER VII — MRS. SPARSIT MR. BOUNDERBY being a bachelor, an elderly lady presided over his establishment, in consideration of a certain annual stipend.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • The fact is, they have no other attraction or reason for keeping the field than a trifle of stipend, which is not sufficient to make them willing to die for you.
    Nicolo Machiavelli  --  The Prince
  • Their discovery: when people are given a small stipend for donating blood rather than simply being praised for their altruism, they tend to donate less blood.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • After a time—not, of course, at first—he might be with me as my curate, and he would have so much to do that his stipend would be nearly what I used to get as vicar.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch

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