Definition of Requisite

1. Noun. Anything indispensable. "A place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"

Exact synonyms: Essential, Necessary, Necessity, Requirement
Generic synonyms: Thing
Specialized synonyms: Desideratum, Must, Need, Want
Derivative terms: Essential, Necessary, Necessitate, Necessitous, Require
Antonyms: Inessential



2. Adjective. Necessary for relief or supply. "Provided them with all things needful"
Exact synonyms: Needed, Needful, Required
Similar to: Necessary
Derivative terms: Requisiteness

Definition of Requisite

1. n. That which is required, or is necessary; something indispensable.

2. a. Required by the nature of things, or by circumstances; so needful that it can not be dispensed with; necessary; indispensable.

Definition of Requisite

1. Adjective. Essential, required, indispensable. ¹

2. Noun. An indispensable item; a requirement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Requisite

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Requisite

requinto
requirable
required
required arch length
requirement
requirements
requirements contract
requirements contracts
requirer
requirers
requires
requirest
requireth
requiring
requisite (current term)
requisitely
requisiteness
requisitenesses
requisites
requisition
requisition form
requisitionable
requisitionary
requisitioned
requisitioner
requisitioners
requisitioning
requisitionist
requisitionists

Literary usage of Requisite

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

1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"Steps requisite to complete title.—There are several stages or degrees requisite to form a complete title to lands and tenements. We will consider them in a ..."

2. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"Of that estimation of the magnitude of natural things which is requisite for the Idea of the Sublime The estimation of magnitude by means of concepts of ..."

3. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"... is requisite for the Idea of the Sublime The estimation of magnitude by means of concepts of number (or their signs in Algebra) is mathematical ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... country the "river bottoms" would be favorable for the culture, in localities of the South, where the requisite conditions of heat and moisture prevail. ..."

5. Transactions by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1830)
"On a Correction requisite to be applied to the Length of a Pendulum consisting of a Ball suspended by a Jine Wire. BY GEORGE BIDDELL AIRY, MA MEMBER OF THE ..."

6. The Lancet (1842)
"The way is plain ; the ratepayers have their representatives in the guardians, and the medical men should nominate a committee to acquire the requisite ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"He feels confident that, "in the hand of those who will give the requisite attention, extraordinary results may be obtained from Watkin's Mountain Aneroid ..."

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