Definition of Required

1. Adjective. Necessary for relief or supply. "Provided them with all things needful"

Exact synonyms: Needed, Needful, Requisite
Similar to: Necessary
Derivative terms: Requisite, Requisiteness



2. Adjective. Required by rule. "Required reading"
Exact synonyms: Compulsory, Mandatory
Similar to: Obligatory
Derivative terms: Mandate

Definition of Required

1. Verb. (past of require) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Required

1. require [v] - See also: require

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Required

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requiescant in pace
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requietories
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requight
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requin
requins
requinto
requirable
required (current term)
required arch length
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requirements contracts
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requiring
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requisitely
requisiteness

Literary usage of Required

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rise of the High School in Massachusetts by Alexander James Inglis (1911)
"Bookkeeping: required in the high schools of towns of 500 families and over ... United States History: required in high schools in towns of 500 families and ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Volt (the unit of pressure)—the electromotive force (EMF) required to force a steady current of one ampere against a resistance of one ohm. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Railroads by Horace Gay Wood (1885)
"It cannot be required to fence its track where it runs upon a street or highway. ... Warner, 35 Ind. 515 ; but it is required to fence its road where it is ..."

4. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... was the Queen dead," fays he, " and the King, as right required, proclaimed, but the rage of men ..."

5. The Republic of Plato: Tr by Plato (1909)
"... beyond what is required, an overmastering necessity' will compel him to do whatever they approve; but that what the many say is really good and fair, ..."

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