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Meaning of REQUISITE

Pronunciation:  'rekwizit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  anything indispensable; "food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"
  2. [adj]  necessary for relief or supply; "provided them with all things needful"
 

REQUISITE is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: essential, necessary, necessary, necessity, needed, needful, required, requirement
 
 Antonyms: inessential, nonessential
 
 See Also: desideratum, entity, need, physical thing, want

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Req"ui*site\ (r?k"w?-z?t), n.
    That which is required, or is necessary; something
    indispensable.
    
          God, on his part, has declared the requisites on ours;
          what we must do to obtain blessings, is the great
          business of us all to know.              --Wake.
    
    
  2. \Req"ui*site\, a. [L. requisitus, p. p. requirere;
    pref. re- re- + quaerere to ask. See {Require}.]
    Required by the nature of things, or by circumstances; ??
    needful that it can not be dispensed with; necessary
    indispensable.
    
          All truth requisite for men to know.     --Milton.
    
    Syn: Necessary; needful; indispensable; essential. --
         {Req"ui*site*ly}, adv. -- {Req"ui*site*ness}, n.
    
    
 

 

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