"the requirements of his work affected his health"; "there were many demands on his time"
necessity, essential, requirement, requisite, necessary(noun)
"food and shelter are necessities of life"; "the essentials of the good life"; "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions"; "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"
something that is required in advance
"Latin was a prerequisite for admission"
A necessity or prerequisite; something required or obligatory.
A statement (in domain specific terms) which specifies a verifiable constraint on an implementation that it shall undeniably meet or (a) be deemed unacceptable, or (b) result in implementation failure, or (c) result in system failure.
the act of requiring; demand; requisition
that which is required; an imperative or authoritative command; an essential condition; something needed or necessary; a need
In product development and process optimization, a requirement is a singular documented physical and functional need that a particular product or process must be able to perform. It is most commonly used in a formal sense in systems engineering, software engineering, or enterprise engineering. It is a statement that identifies a necessary attribute, capability, characteristic, or quality of a system for it to have value and utility to a customer, organisation, internal user, or other stakeholder. In the classical engineering approach, sets of requirements are used as inputs into the design stages of product development. Requirements are also an important input into the verification process, since tests should trace back to specific requirements. Requirements show what elements and functions are necessary for the particular project. This is reflected in the waterfall model of the software life-cycle. However, when iterative methods of software development or agile methods are used, the system requirements are incrementally developed in parallel with design and implementation.
A specific act, process or obligation.
It is a legal requirement that you always have your driving license on you at all times when you are driving your vehicle.Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'requirement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3194
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'requirement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2387
Rank popularity for the word 'requirement' in Nouns Frequency: #490
The numerical value of requirement in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of requirement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of requirement in a Sentence
The reluctance to put away childish things may be a requirement of genius.
Any costs or consequences that will be occasioned by the Court's reiteration of this clear requirement at this late date are also solely attributable to the defendant.
This is great for ClearView Power because homeowners can install windows just like they would anyways, but they actually produce power to meet this requirement.
It is a surprise that the requirement to cease importing Iranian oil should come at this next May deadline, having only several weeks' notice before the deadline means there are lots of cargoes booked for May delivery. This means that it will now be harder to get it out by the deadline.
I said, ‘OK, I’ll go ahead and do that,’ but it seemed like an onerous requirement.
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- exigència, menester, requisitCatalan, Valencian
- podmínka, požadavekCzech
- exigencia, requisitoSpanish
- contrainte, exigence, demande, besoinFrench
- ज़रूरत, मांगHindi
- պահանջագիր, պահանջմունք, պետքArmenian
- 요구, 要求Korean
- prasība, lūgumsLatvian
- plicht, voorwaarde, vereiste, gevraagdeDutch
- pedido, requisito, exigênciaPortuguese
- cerință, condițieRomanian
- требование, необходимостьRussian
- yêu cầu, 要求Vietnamese
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