an authoritative or formal demand for something to be done, given, supplied, etc.: The general issued a requisition to the townspeople for eight trucks.
a written request or order for something, as supplies.
the form on which
such an order is drawn up.
the state of being required
for use or called into service: to put something in requisition.
verb (used with object)
or take for use; press into service.
to demand or take, as by authority, for military purposes, public needs, etc.: to requisition supplies.
Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English Related forms
< Latin requīsītiōn-
(stem of requīsītiō
) a searching, equivalent to Latin requīsīt
+ -iōn- -ion
requisitionist, requisitioner, noun