Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms.
Related to requirable: requires


tr.v. re·quired, re·quir·ing, re·quires
1. To have as a requisite or necessity; need or depend on: Do you require assistance? Most plants require plenty of water.
a. To stipulate as obligatory by authority: The law requires full disclosure of charitable donations.
b. To demand as obligatory or appropriate: Skiing requires practice.
3. To impose an obligation on; compel: The school requires all students to study mathematics.

[Middle English requiren, from Old French requerre, from Vulgar Latin *requaerere, alteration (influenced by quaerere, to seek) of Latin requīrere : re-, re- + quaerere, to seek.]

re·quir′a·ble adj.
re·quir′er n.
References in periodicals archive ?
The court held only that bail was not requirable on the suit seeking to recover the statutory penalty for nonpayment of revenues (as opposed to the claim for unpaid duties).
For the zone of life cessation a lower limit or minimum requirable behavior would likely be burial or cremation; everyone deserves a decent burial.