verb (used with object)
Origin of requisition
Related Words for requisitionrequest, seizure, summons, appropriation, call, occupation, takeover, claim, buy, require, solicit, demand, challenge, postulate, exact, order
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Historical Examples of requisition
Then the whip was brought into requisition, and it was laid on with no light hand.Harriet, The Moses of Her People
Sarah H. Bradford
He became thoughtful again, and the toothpick was in requisition.Barnaby Rudge
Hold Kerr, he requested the police; requisition would be made for him.The Duke Of Chimney Butte
G. W. Ogden
Captain, I'd like to put in a requisition for ten tons of fuel.Death Wish
The midwife sent me a requisition yesterday by her counsel, Vauversin.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
c.1400, from Old French requisicion (12c.) and directly from Medieval Latin requisitionem (nominative requisitio) "a searching," from past participle stem of requirere (see require).
1837, from requisition (n.). Related: Requisitioned; requisitioning.