requisition

Definitions:

  • A formal written request for something needed.
  • A necessity; a requirement.
  • The state or condition of being needed or put into service.
  • 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.
  • The act of requiring; demand; specifically, the demand made by one state upon another for the giving up of a fugitive from law; also, an authoritative demand or official request for a supply of necessaries, as for a military or naval force: a levying of necessaries by hostile troops from the people in whose country they are.
  • In <em>Scots law</em>, a demand made by a creditor that a debt be paid or an obligation fulfilled.
  • A written call or invitation: as, a <em>requisition</em> for a public meeting.
  • The state of being required or desired; request; demand.
  • To make a requisition or demand upon: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="requisition">requisition</internalXref> a community for the support of troops.
  • To demand, as for the use of an army or the public service; also, to get on demanding; seize.
  • To present a requisition or request to: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="requisition">requisition</internalXref> a person to become a candidate for a seat in Parliament.
  • To make a reqisition on or for.
  • To present a requisition to; to summon request.
  • The act of requiring, as of right; a demand or application made as by authority.
  • A formal demand made by one state or government upon another for the surrender or extradition of a fugitive from justice.
  • A notarial demand of a debt.
  • A demand by the invader upon the people of an invaded country for supplies, as of provision, forage, transportation, etc.
  • A formal application by one officer to another for things needed in the public service.
  • That which is required by authority; especially, a quota of supplies or necessaries.
  • A written or normal call; an invitation; a summons.
  • A <xref>request</xref> for something, especially a <xref>formal</xref> <xref>written</xref> request on a pre-printed form.
  • A <xref>requirement</xref>.
  • To <xref>demand</xref> something, especially for a <xref>military</xref> need of <xref>personnel</xref>, <xref>supplies</xref> or <xref>transport</xref>.
  • seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized
  • make a formal request for official services
  • the act of requiring; an authoritative request or demand, especially by a military or public authority that takes something over (usually temporarily) for military or public use
  • an official form on which a request in made
  • demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service
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