required

adjective re·quired \ ri-ˈkwī(-ə)rd \

Definition of required

: stipulated as necessary to be done, made, or provided
  • required reading
  • required monthly payments
  • submit the required proof of identification
  • Uninsured motorists insurance is a required coverage in several states (and strongly encouraged in others) in all auto policies.
  • —Robert I. Mehr

First Known Use of required

1540

in the meaning defined above

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