: something required:
a : something wanted or needed : necessity <production was not sufficient to satisfy military requirements>
b : something essential to the existence or occurrence of something else : condition <failed to meet the school's requirements for graduation>
Examples of REQUIREMENT
- He has met the basic requirements for graduation.
- She has fulfilled the general requirements of the course.
First Known Use of REQUIREMENT
Related to REQUIREMENT
- condition, demand, must, must-have, necessary, necessity, need, needful, essential, requisite, sine qua non
- nonessential, nonnecessity
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