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Meaning of PREREQUISITE

Pronunciation:  pri'rekwizit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  something that is required in advance; "Latin was a prerequisite for admission"
  2. [adj]  required as a prior condition or course of study
 

PREREQUISITE is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: obligatory, requirement
 
 See Also: academic requirement, duty, essential condition, obligation, precondition, responsibility, sine qua non

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pre*req"ui*site\, a.
    Previously required; necessary as a preliminary to any
    proposed effect or end; as, prerequisite conditions of
    success.
    
    
  2. \Pre*req"ui*site\, n.
    Something previously required, or necessary to an end or
    effect proposed.
    
          The necessary prerequisites of freedom.  -- Goldsmith.
    
    
 

 

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