requisite


req·ui·site

adjective \ˈre-kwə-zət\

: needed for a particular purpose

Full Definition of REQUISITE

requisite noun
req·ui·site·ness noun

Examples of REQUISITE

  1. <this new CD is the requisite album of the year for classical music lovers>

Origin of REQUISITE

Middle English, from Latin requisitus, past participle of requirere
First Known Use: 15th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: requisition
Previous Word in the Dictionary: requirer
All Words Near: requisite

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up requisite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).