requisitely

requisite

[rek-wuh-zit]
adjective
1.
required or necessary for a particular purpose, position, etc.; indispensable: the requisite skills of an engineer.
noun
2.
something requisite; a necessary quality, thing, etc.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin requīsītus past participle of requīrere to seek; see require, -ite2

requisitely, adverb
requisiteness, noun
nonrequisite, adjective, noun
nonrequisitely, adverb
nonrequisiteness, noun
unrequisite, adjective
unrequisitely, adverb
unrequisiteness, noun


1. needed, needful. See necessary. 2. necessity. See requirement.


1. dispensable. 2. luxury.
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requisite (ˈrɛkwɪzɪt)
 
adj
1.  absolutely essential; indispensable
 
n
2.  something indispensable; necessity
 
[C15: from Latin requisītus sought after, from requīrere to seek for, require]
 
'requisitely
 
adv
 
'requisiteness
 
n

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requisite
1472, from L. requisitus, pp. of requirere (see require). The noun requisition is attested from 1503, from O.Fr. requisition, from L. requisitionem (nom. requisitio) "a searching," from requisitus; the verb is recorded from 1837.
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