1. (law) an agreement or concession made by parties in a judicial proceeding (or by their attorneys) relating to the business before the court; must be in writing unless they are part of the court record

    Synonyms : judicial admission
    Type Of : concession
    Examples :
    • a stipulation of fact was made in order to avoid delay
  2. an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else

    Synonyms : condition, precondition
    Type Of : premise, premiss, assumption
  3. a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement

    Synonyms : specification
    Type Of : restriction, confinement


  1. make subservient; force to submit or subdue

    Synonyms : subject
    Type Of : dominate, master
  2. put down by force or intimidation

    Synonyms : keep down, quash, reduce, repress, subdue
    Type Of : crush, oppress, suppress
    Examples :
    • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land


  1. made clean by scrubbing

    Examples :
    • fresh-scrubbed floors
    • boys with scrubbed necks and faces


  1. waves breaking on the shore

    Synonyms : breaker, breakers
    Type Of : wave, moving ridge
  2. look around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular

    Synonyms : browse
    Type Of : search, look for, seek
    Examples :
    • surf the internet or the world wide web
  3. switch channels, on television

    Synonyms : channel-surf
    Type Of : shift, change, switch
  4. ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard

    Synonyms : surfboard
    Type Of : glide
    Examples :
    • Californians love to surf


  1. excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin

    Synonyms : perspire, sudate
    Type Of : egest, pass, excrete, eliminate
    Examples :
    • Exercise makes one sweat
  2. agitation resulting from active worry

    Synonyms : fret, lather, stew, swither
    Type Of : agitation
    Examples :
    • he's in a sweat about exams
  3. salty fluid secreted by sweat glands

    Synonyms : perspiration, sudor
    Type Of : secretion
    Examples :
    • sweat poured off his brow
  4. use of physical or mental energy; hard work

    Synonyms : effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail
    Type Of : labor, toil, labour
  5. condensation of moisture on a cold surface

    Type Of : condensate, condensation
    Examples :
    • the cold glasses were streaked with sweat


  1. having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships

    Synonyms : hardy, stalwart, stout
    Examples :
    • sturdy young athletes
  2. substantially made or constructed

    Synonyms : tough
    Examples :
    • sturdy steel shelves
    • sturdy canvas
  3. not making concessions

    Synonyms : inflexible, uncompromising


  1. a meeting of spiritualists

    Synonyms : seance, sitting
    Type Of : get together, meeting
  2. the time during which a school holds classes

    Synonyms : academic session, academic term, school term
    Type Of : term
  3. a meeting devoted to a particular activity

    Type Of : congress, coming together, meeting
    Examples :
    • a filming session
    • a gossip session
  4. a meeting for execution of a group's functions

    Type Of : conference, group discussion
    Examples :
    • it was the opening session of the legislature


  1. food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing; usually consisting of or including greens

    Type Of : dish


  1. hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface

    Examples :
    • scorching heat
  2. capable of causing burns

    Examples :
    • it was scorching hot


  1. a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

    Synonyms : grin, grinning, smiling
    Type Of : facial expression, facial gesture
  2. change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure

    Type Of : grimace, make a face, pull a face
  3. express with a smile

    Type Of : evince, show, express
    Examples :
    • She smiled her thanks