- Requisition is an official order claiming or demanding property or materials or demanding the performance of a duty.
An order demanding the purchase of 100 guns for military use is an example of a requisition.
- To requisition is to demand the use of something or to demand that someone do something, often by official order.
When you demand 100 trucks for military purpose, this is an example of a situation where you requisition 100 trucks.
requisition definition by Webster's New World
- a requiring, as by right or authority; formal demand
- a formal written order, request, or application, as for equipment, tools, etc.
- the state of being demanded for service or use
- Rare a requirement; indispensable condition
- Law a demand by one government upon another for the surrender of a fugitive criminal
Origin: Classical Latin requisitio ; from requisitus, past participle of requirere: see require
- to demand or take, as by authority: to requisition food for troops
- Now Rare to demand from; make demands on: to requisition a town for food
- to submit a written order or request for (equipment, etc.)
requisition definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A formal written request for something needed.
- A necessity; a requirement.
- The state or condition of being needed or put into service.
- Law A formal request of one government to another demanding the return of a criminal or fugitive.
- To demand, as for military needs.
- To make demands of.