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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 ?
I propose to treat of Poetry in itself and of its various kinds, noting the essential quality of each; to inquire into the structure of the plot as requisite to a good poem; into the number and nature of the parts of which a poem is composed; and similarly into whatever else falls within the same inquiry.
These inventions of prudence cannot be less requisite in the distribution of the supreme powers of the State.
On ordinary occasions it might not be exerted with the requisite firmness, and on extraordinary occasions it might be perfidiously abused.
This was formed by a considerable elevation of the soil, which seemed to offer to the members of the Gun Club all the conditions requisite for the construction of their Columbiad.
It appears to me by its rocky and barren character to offer all the conditions requisite for our experiment.
He told him, moreover, that in this castle of his there was no chapel in which he could watch his armour, as it had been pulled down in order to be rebuilt, but that in a case of necessity it might, he knew, be watched anywhere, and he might watch it that night in a courtyard of the castle, and in the morning, God willing, the requisite ceremonies might be performed so as to have him dubbed a knight, and so thoroughly dubbed that nobody could be more so.
They were fitted out with traps, arms, ammunition, horses, and every other requisite, and were to trap upon the upper part of Mad River, and upon the neighboring streams of the mountains.
According to agreement they were fitted out with horses, traps, ammunition, and everything requisite for their undertaking, and were to bring in all the peltries they should collect, either to this trading post, or to the establishment at the mouth of Columbia River.
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.
When the dimensions of a State attain to a certain magnitude, it requires the same energy of government and the same forms of administration which are requisite in one of much greater extent.
We have not the requisite data," chimed in the professor, and he went back to his argument.
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.