[ rek-wuh-zit ]
/ ˈrɛk wə zɪt /


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

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin requīsītus past participle of requīrere to seek; see require, -ite2

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British Dictionary definitions for requisite

/ (ˈrɛkwɪzɪt) /


absolutely essential; indispensable


something indispensable; necessity

Derived forms of requisite

requisitely, adverbrequisiteness, noun

Word Origin for requisite

C15: from Latin requisītus sought after, from requīrere to seek for, require
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