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req·ui·si·tion

 (rĕk′wĭ-zĭsh′ən)
n.
1. A formal written request for something needed.
2. A necessity; a requirement.
3. The state or condition of being needed or put into service.
4. Law A formal request of one government to another demanding the return of a criminal or fugitive.
tr.v. req·ui·si·tioned, req·ui·si·tion·ing, req·ui·si·tions
1. To demand, as for military needs.
2. To make demands of.

requisition

(ˌrɛkwɪˈzɪʃən)
n
1. a request or demand, esp an authoritative or formal one
2. an official form on which such a demand is made
3. the act of taking something over, esp temporarily for military or public use in time of emergency
4. a necessary or essential condition; requisite
5. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a formal request by one government to another for the surrender of a fugitive from justice
vb (tr)
6. to demand and take for use or service, esp by military or public authority
7. (may take an infinitive) to require (someone) formally to do (something): to requisition a soldier to drive a staff officer's car.
ˌrequiˈsitionary adj

req•ui•si•tion

(ˌrɛk wəˈzɪʃ ən)

n.
1. the act of requiring or demanding something.
2. a demand made.
3. a formal or official demand.
4. a written request for something, as supplies.
5. the form on which such an order is drawn up.
6. the state of being in use or required for use: supplies in requisition.
v.t.
7. to require, order, or take for use.
8. to demand or take, as for military purposes.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin requīsītiō investigation =requīsī-, variant s. of requīrere (see require) + -tiō -tion]

requisition

1. An authoritative demand or request especially for personnel, supplies, or services authorized but not made available without specific request. (DOD only)
2. To demand or require services from an invaded or conquered nation.

requisition


Past participle: requisitioned
Gerund: requisitioning

Imperative
requisition
requisition
Present
I requisition
you requisition
he/she/it requisitions
we requisition
you requisition
they requisition
Preterite
I requisitioned
you requisitioned
he/she/it requisitioned
we requisitioned
you requisitioned
they requisitioned
Present Continuous
I am requisitioning
you are requisitioning
he/she/it is requisitioning
we are requisitioning
you are requisitioning
they are requisitioning
Present Perfect
I have requisitioned
you have requisitioned
he/she/it has requisitioned
we have requisitioned
you have requisitioned
they have requisitioned
Past Continuous
I was requisitioning
you were requisitioning
he/she/it was requisitioning
we were requisitioning
you were requisitioning
they were requisitioning
Past Perfect
I had requisitioned
you had requisitioned
he/she/it had requisitioned
we had requisitioned
you had requisitioned
they had requisitioned
Future
I will requisition
you will requisition
he/she/it will requisition
we will requisition
you will requisition
they will requisition
Future Perfect
I will have requisitioned
you will have requisitioned
he/she/it will have requisitioned
we will have requisitioned
you will have requisitioned
they will have requisitioned
Future Continuous
I will be requisitioning
you will be requisitioning
he/she/it will be requisitioning
we will be requisitioning
you will be requisitioning
they will be requisitioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been requisitioning
you have been requisitioning
he/she/it has been requisitioning
we have been requisitioning
you have been requisitioning
they have been requisitioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been requisitioning
you will have been requisitioning
he/she/it will have been requisitioning
we will have been requisitioning
you will have been requisitioning
they will have been requisitioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been requisitioning
you had been requisitioning
he/she/it had been requisitioning
we had been requisitioning
you had been requisitioning
they had been requisitioning
Conditional
I would requisition
you would requisition
he/she/it would requisition
we would requisition
you would requisition
they would requisition
Past Conditional
I would have requisitioned
you would have requisitioned
he/she/it would have requisitioned
we would have requisitioned
you would have requisitioned
they would have requisitioned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.requisition - the act of requiringrequisition - the act of requiring; an authoritative request or demand, especially by a military or public authority that takes something over (usually temporarily) for military or public use
demand - an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing"
2.requisition - an official form on which a request in made; "first you have to fill out the requisition"
form - a printed document with spaces in which to write; "he filled out his tax form"
3.requisition - seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized
appropriation - a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner; "the necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit"; "a person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest"
Verb1.requisition - make a formal request for official services
command, require - make someone do something
2.requisition - demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service
arrogate, lay claim, claim - demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to; "He claimed his suitcases at the airline counter"; "Mr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident"
derequisition - release from government control

requisition

verb
1. take over, appropriate, occupy, seize, confiscate, commandeer, take possession of, sequester The vessel was requisitioned by the British Navy.
2. demand, order, call for, request, apply for, put in for the task of requisitioning men and supplies
noun
1. demand, request, call, order, application, summons a requisition for a replacement typewriter
2. takeover, occupation, seizure, appropriation, confiscation, commandeering They are against the requisition of common land.

requisition

noun
The act of demanding:
verb
To ask for urgently or insistently:
Idiom: cry out for.
Translations

requisition

[ˌrekwɪˈzɪʃən]
A. N (Mil) → requisa f, requisición f; (= formal request) → solicitud f
B. VT (Mil) → requisar; (= formally request) → solicitar

requisition

[ˌrɛkwɪˈzɪʃən]
nréquisition f
the requisition of private vehicles → la réquisition des véhicules privés
requisition for sth → demande f de qch

requisition

nAnforderung f; (= act: of objects) → Requisition f; to make a requisition for somethingetw anfordern
vt sb’s servicesanfordern; supplies, foodrequirieren; buildingbeschlagnahmen, requirieren

requisition

[ˌrɛkwɪˈzɪʃn]
1. n
a. (Mil) → requisizione f
b. (request for supply) → richiesta
2. vt (see n) → requisire, richiedere
References in classic literature ?
This operation required several hours, during which time a number of the chariots were requisitioned to transport the loot, which consisted in arms, ammunition, silks, furs, jewels, strangely carved stone vessels, and a quantity of solid foods and liquids, including many casks of water, the first I had seen since my advent upon Mars.
There were seniors who had requisitioned a chance-met Rajah's elephant, in the name of St Francis Xavier, when the Rains once blotted out the cart-track that led to their father's estate, and had all but lost the huge beast in a quicksand.
That night it was arranged that the following day Smith-Oldwick and Bertha Kircher should be transported to British headquarters near the coast by aeroplane, the two planes attached to the expeditionary force being requisitioned for the purpose.
These were hastily requisitioned, and by the time Akut and his followers came down to the water all was ready for embarkation.
With amused wonder I remembered that my sagacity was requisitioned in such a connection.