Definition of Requisition

1. Noun. The act of requiring; an authoritative request or demand, especially by a military or public authority that takes something over (usually temporarily) for military or public use.

Generic synonyms: Demand
Derivative terms: Require



2. Verb. Make a formal request for official services.
Generic synonyms: Command, Require

3. Noun. An official form on which a request in made. "First you have to fill out the requisition"
Exact synonyms: Requisition Form
Generic synonyms: Form

4. Verb. Demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service.
Generic synonyms: Arrogate, Claim, Lay Claim
Antonyms: Derequisition

5. Noun. Seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized.
Exact synonyms: Sequestration
Generic synonyms: Appropriation
Derivative terms: Sequester

Definition of Requisition

1. n. The act of requiring, as of right; a demand or application made as by authority.

2. v. t. To make a reqisition on or for; as, to requisition a district for forage; to requisition troops.

Definition of Requisition

1. Noun. A request for something, especially a formal written request on a pre-printed form. ¹

2. Noun. A requirement. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To demand something, especially for a military need of personnel, supplies or transport. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Requisition

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Requisition

1. 1. The act of requiring, as of right; a demand or application made as by authority. Specifically: A demand by the invader upon the people of an invaded country for supplies, as of provision, forage, transportation, etc. A formal application by one officer to another for things needed in the public service; as, a requisition for clothing, troops, or money. 2. That which is required by authority; especially, a quota of supplies or necessaries. 3. A written or normal call; an invitation; a summons; as, a reqisition for a public meeting. Origin: Cf. F. Requisition, L. Requisitio a searching. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Requisition

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"... to institute prosecutions for violations of the public criminal laws of the state, nor to cause requisition papers to be issued for alleged criminals. ..."

2. British Colonial Policy, 1754-1765 by George Louis Beer (1907)
"Thus the mother country was forced to rely on the old requisition system, which had never worked satisfactorily, since it had left the ultimate decision as ..."

3. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"And can a requisition, to place any portion of the militia under the ... This board is not informed that the requisition of General Dearborn, ..."

4. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1893)
"January the 15th, 1781 SIR,—I received some time ago from Mr. Forsyth and afterwards from the Board of War a requisition to furnish one half the supplies of ..."

5. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1893)
"January the I5th, 1781 SIR,—I received some time ago from Mr. Forsyth and afterwards from the Board of War a requisition to furnish one half the supplies of ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1911)
"The Treaty, in express terms, requires the requisition to be made through ... In that case, the requisition was made upon the Executive by the diplomatic ..."

7. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton, Richard Henry Dana (1866)
"The expense of such apprehension and delivery shall bo borne and defrayed by the party who makes the requisition and receives the fugitive. ..."

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