- required or necessary for a particular purpose, position, etc.; indispensable: the requisite skills of an engineer.
- something requisite; a necessary quality, thing, etc.
Origin of requisite
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Examples from the Web for requisite
So here I am in my requisite Lululemon pants, grunting along to an old hip-hop song at a most ungodly hour.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze
January 9, 2015
After the release of the trailer for the special last week, TLC received a requisite and perhaps well-deserved tongue-lashing.Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism
January 1, 2015
Some might lack the requisite national infrastructure (Walker).What Republicans Need Right Now Is a Good Internal Fight
November 6, 2014
And aside from doing the requisite things needed to seize the majority, there was icing on the cake, too.For Conservatives, Liberal Tears Taste Sweet
November 5, 2014
Francis opted to waive the requisite second miracle for John XXIII usually needed for non-martyrs to reach sainthood.Popes, Saints, Miracles, Weird Relics and Odd Omens Converge on Rome
Barbie Latza Nadeau
April 26, 2014
What courage was requisite to grapple with this giant difficulty!
At length, on finding the requisite water in its bed, I encamped.
The first and only requisite is, that they be perfectly insulated.
This, said the Prince, he was prepared to do and he gave Regnier the requisite pass.Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
I think it is requisite, and as meritorious, in the one as in the other.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
- absolutely essential; indispensable
- something indispensable; necessity
Word Origin and History for requisite
mid-15c., from Latin requisitus, past participle of requirere (see require). As a noun from c.1600.