Definition of Requirement

1. Noun. Required activity. "There were many demands on his time"

Exact synonyms: Demand
Generic synonyms: Duty, Obligation, Responsibility
Derivative terms: Demand, Require, Require

2. Noun. Anything indispensable. "A place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"
Exact synonyms: Essential, Necessary, Necessity, Requisite
Generic synonyms: Thing
Specialized synonyms: Desideratum, Must, Need, Want
Derivative terms: Essential, Necessary, Necessitate, Necessitous, Require, Requisite
Antonyms: Inessential

3. Noun. Something that is required in advance. "Latin was a prerequisite for admission"
Exact synonyms: Prerequisite
Generic synonyms: Duty, Obligation, Responsibility
Specialized synonyms: Precondition, Academic Requirement, Essential Condition, Sine Qua Non
Derivative terms: Prerequisite

Definition of Requirement

1. n. The act of requiring; demand; requisition.

Definition of Requirement

1. Noun. A necessity or prerequisite; something required or obligatory. ¹

2. Noun. Something asked. ¹

3. Noun. (engineering) A statement (in domain specific terms) which specifies a verifiable constraint on an implementation that it shall undeniably meet or ''(a)'' be deemed unacceptable, or ''(b)'' result in implementation failure, or ''(c)'' result in system failure. ¹

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Definition of Requirement

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Medical Definition of Requirement

1. 1. Something needed. 2. A condition. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Requirement

requiescant in pace
requiescat in pace
required arch length
requirement (current term)
requirements contract
requirements contracts

Literary usage of Requirement

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

1. Chemistry of Food and Nutrition by Henry Clapp Sherman (1918)
"Protein requirement in Relation to Age and Growth If a man at moderately active ... Of course the protein requirement cannot bear a fixed relation to the ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"... to accomplish the same purpose, evidently regarding a compliance with the requirement that "the vessel must be closed" as an indispensable condition. ..."

3. Statutes and Statutory Construction: Including a Discussion of Legislative by Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1904)
"This requirement is not confined to the subjects enumerated in the prohibition of special ... The requirement involves the question what is such a subject, ..."

4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1915)
"10 Character, A Neglected College Entrance requirement BY KENNETH C. 31. SILLS, DEAN OF BOWDOIN COLLEGE. he development of character the school teacher has ..."

5. Chemistry of Food and Nutrition by Henry Clapp Sherman (1911)
"CHAPTER VI CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE TOTAL FOOD requirement ACTIVITY, age, ... The food requirement of the adult being more accurately known than that of the ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1918)
"... to the challenged transfer while unrecorded and within the specified period. The Georgia statute Imposes the requirement of registration only In ..."

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