requisition


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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 ?
The particulars of my property will be found -- they are drawn up -- at the first requisition of his majesty, or at the last sigh of his most devoted servant,
At that time I was ignorant of the fact that by the operation of the 'taboo' the use of canoes in all parts of the island is rigorously prohibited to the entire sex, for whom it is death even to be seen entering one when hauled on shore; consequently, whenever a Marquesan lady voyages by water, she puts in requisition the paddles of her own fair body.
We skirted around two-thirds of the island, four miles from shore, and all the opera glasses in the ship were called into requisition to settle disputes as to whether mossy spots on the uplands were groves of trees or groves of weeds, or whether the white villages down by the sea were really villages or only the clustering tombstones of cemeteries.
Here he strikes the pavement, and the attentive Deputy skirmishes at a rather wider range, as supposing that his head may be in requisition.
Their principal employment in the study was to clear out East's table; removing the drawers and ornaments and tablecloth; for he lived in the bottom passage, and his table was in requisition for the singing.
They spread the cousin's sackcloth on the grass, and put the stores of the alforjas into requisition, and all three sitting down lovingly and sociably, they made a luncheon and a supper of it all in one; and when the sackcloth was removed, Don Quixote of La Mancha said, "Let no one rise, and attend to me, my sons, both of you.
Except as to the rule of appointment, the United States has an indefinite discretion to make requisitions for men and money; but they have no authority to raise either, by regulations extending to the individual citizens of America.
There was a time when we were told that breaches, by the States, of the regulations of the federal authority were not to be expected; that a sense of common interest would preside over the conduct of the respective members, and would beget a full compliance with all the constitutional requisitions of the Union.
The causes which have been specified produced at first only unequal and disproportionate degrees of compliance with the requisitions of the Union.
Day after day and week after week elapsed, yet the store-house requisite for the reception of the cargo was not completed, and the ship was detained in port; while the captain was teased by frequent requisitions for various articles for the use of the establishment, or the trade with the natives.
How Anne's more rigid requisitions might have been taken is of little consequence.
The present Congress can make requisitions to any amount they please, and the States are constitutionally bound to furnish them; they can emit bills of credit as long as they will pay for the paper; they can borrow, both abroad and at home, as long as a shilling will be lent.