Definition of stipend noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstaɪpend//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstaɪpend//
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an amount of money that is paid regularly to somebody, especially a priest, as wages or money to live on a monthly stipend (especially North American English) a summer internship with a small stipend The church pays him an annual stipend of $17 000. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French stipendie or Latin stipendium, from stips ‘wages’ + pendere ‘to pay’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: stipend