Definitions for requisitionˌrɛk wəˈzɪʃ ən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
req•ui•si•tionˌrɛk wəˈzɪʃ ən(n.)
the act of requiring or demanding something.
a demand made.
a formal or official demand.
a written request for something, as supplies.
the form on which such an order is drawn up.
the state of being in use or required for use:
supplies in requisition.
(v.t.)to require, order, or take for use.
to demand or take, as for military purposes.
Origin of requisition:
1375–1425; late ME < L requīsītiō investigation =requīsī-, var. s. of requīrere (see require ) +-tiō -tion
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
requisition, requisition form(noun)
an official form on which a request in made
"first you have to fill out the requisition"
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
demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service
A request for something, especially a formal written request on a pre-printed form.
To demand something, especially for a military need of personnel, supplies or transport.
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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; as, a requisition for clothing, troops, or money
that which is required by authority; especially, a quota of supplies or necessaries
a written or normal call; an invitation; a summons; as, a reqisition for a public meeting
to make a reqisition on or for; as, to requisition a district for forage; to requisition troops
to present a requisition to; to summon request; as, to requisition a person to be a candidate
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. An authoritative demand or request especially for personnel, supplies, or services authorized but not made available without specific request. 2. (DOD only) To demand or require services from an invaded or conquered nation.