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req·ui·site

 (rĕk′wĭ-zĭt)
adj.
Required; essential. See Synonyms at indispensable.
n.
Something that is indispensable; a requirement: Algebra is a requisite for taking calculus.

[Middle English, from Latin requīsītus, past participle of requīrere, to require; see require.]

req′ui·site·ly adv.
req′ui·site·ness n.

requisite

(ˈrɛkwɪzɪt)
adj
absolutely essential; indispensable
n
something indispensable; necessity
[C15: from Latin requisītus sought after, from requīrere to seek for, require]
ˈrequisitely adv
ˈrequisiteness n

req•ui•site

(ˈrɛk wə zɪt)

adj.
1. required; necessary: requisite skills.
n.
2. something required.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin requīsītus, past participle of requīrere to seek; see require, -ite2]
req′ui•site•ly, adv.
req′ui•site•ness, n.
syn: See necessary. See also requirement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.requisite - 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"
thing - a separate and self-contained entity
desideratum - something desired as a necessity; "the desiderata for a vacation are time and money"
must - a necessary or essential thing; "seat belts are an absolute must"
need, want - anything that is necessary but lacking; "he had sufficient means to meet his simple needs"; "I tried to supply his wants"
Adj.1.requisite - necessary for relief or supply; "provided them with all things needful"
necessary - absolutely essential

requisite

adjective
noun
1. necessity, condition, requirement, precondition, need, must, essential, prerequisite, sine qua non (Latin), desideratum a major requisite for the work of the analysts

requisite

adjective
1. Incapable of being dispensed with:
2. Imposed on one by authority, command, or convention:
noun
Translations

requisite

[ˈrekwɪzɪt]
A. ADJ = required
B. Nrequisito m
office requisitesmaterial msing de oficina
toilet requisitesartículos mpl de tocador

requisite

[ˈrɛkwɪzɪt]
adj [knowledge, amount, number, facilities, ability, skills] → requis(e)
nélément m requis
toilet requisites → accessoires mpl de toilette
travel requisites → accessoires mpl de voyage

requisite

nArtikel m; (= necessary thing)Erfordernis nt; travel requisitesReiseartikel plor -utensilien pl
adjerforderlich, notwendig; the requisite timedie dazu erforderliche Zeit

requisite

[ˈrɛkwɪzɪt]
1. noccorrente m, necessario
toilet requisites → articoli mpl da bagno
2. adj (frm) → necessario/a, richiesto/a

requisite

n. requisito.
References in classic literature ?
The scout having ascertained that the Mohicans were sufficient of themselves to maintain the requisite distance, deliberately laid aside his paddle, and raised the fatal rifle.
No less a portion of such homely witchcraft was requisite to reclaim, as it were, Phoebe's waste, cheerless, and dusky chamber, which had been untenanted so long--except by spiders, and mice, and rats, and ghosts--that it was all overgrown with the desolation which watches to obliterate every trace of man's happier hours.
In my particular case the consolatory topics were close at hand, and, indeed, had suggested themselves to my meditations a considerable time before it was requisite to use them.
For however eagerly and impetuously the savage crew had hailed the announcement of his quest; yet all sailors of all sorts are more or less capricious and unreliable --they live in the varying outer weather, and they inhale its fickleness --and when retained for any object remote and blank in the pursuit, however promissory of life and passion in the end, it is above all things requisite that temporary interests and employment should intervene and hold them healthily suspended for the final dash.
Meanwhile, whatever were his own secret thoughts, Starbuck said nothing, but quietly he issued all requisite orders; while Stubb and Flask --who in some small degree seemed then to be sharing his feelings --likewise unmurmuringly acquiesced.
He had purchased Tom with a view of eventually making him a sort of overseer, with whom he might, at times, intrust his affairs, in short absences; and, in his view, the first, second, and third requisite for that place, was hardness.
No wealth can buy the requisite leisure, freedom, and independence which are the capital in this profession.
succeeded in the true English style, burying under a calmness that seemed all but indifference, the real attachment which would have led either of them, if requisite, to do every thing for the good of the other.
The expense would be nothing, the inconvenience not more; and it was altogether an attention which the delicacy of his conscience pointed out to be requisite to its complete enfranchisement from his promise to his father.
Rochester that night was absent from home; nor was he yet returned: business had called him to a small estate of two or three farms he possessed thirty miles off--business it was requisite he should settle in person, previous to his meditated departure from England.
You are no stranger to the fact, that there have been periods of my life, when it has been requisite that I should pause, until certain expected events should turn up; when it has been necessary that I should fall back, before making what I trust I shall not be accused of presumption in terming - a spring.
All I know of it; and indeed I only know so much, through piecing it out for myself; for my father always avoids it, and, even when Miss Havisham invited me to go there, told me no more of it than it was absolutely requisite I should understand.