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Definitions for requisition
ˌrɛk wəˈzɪʃ ənreq·ui·si·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. requisitionnoun

    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

  2. requisition, requisition formnoun

    an official form on which a request in made

    "first you have to fill out the requisition"

  3. sequestration, requisitionverb

    seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized

  4. requisitionverb

    make a formal request for official services

  5. requisitionverb

    demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service


  1. requisitionnoun

    A request for something, especially a formal written request on a pre-printed form.

  2. requisitionnoun

    A requirement.

  3. requisitionverb

    To demand something, especially for a military need of personnel, supplies or transport.

  4. Etymology: . Surface analysis is.


  1. requisition

    Requisition refers to an official order or demand to use certain property, materials, or services, often used in businesses, military, or government context. It is a request or instruction, usually formal or written, to require or obtain something from someone or someplace.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Requisitionnoun

    the act of requiring, as of right; a demand or application made as by authority

  2. Requisitionnoun

    a formal demand made by one state or government upon another for the surrender or extradition of a fugitive from justice

  3. Requisitionnoun

    a notarial demand of a debt

  4. Requisitionnoun

    a demand by the invader upon the people of an invaded country for supplies, as of provision, forage, transportation, etc

  5. Requisitionnoun

    a formal application by one officer to another for things needed in the public service; as, a requisition for clothing, troops, or money

  6. Requisitionnoun

    that which is required by authority; especially, a quota of supplies or necessaries

  7. Requisitionnoun

    a written or normal call; an invitation; a summons; as, a reqisition for a public meeting

  8. Requisitionverb

    to make a reqisition on or for; as, to requisition a district for forage; to requisition troops

  9. Requisitionverb

    to present a requisition to; to summon request; as, to requisition a person to be a candidate

  10. Etymology: [Cf. F. rquisition, L. requisitio a searching.]


  1. Requisition

    A requisition is a request for something, especially a formal written request on a pre-printed form. An online requisition is an electronic document, which can be originated by the requester and then using the company workflow or hierarchy rules, can be submitted to the subsequent levels, until it is finalized or approved and then converted to a purchase order. While reviewing the electronic requisition, the reviewer should have the ability to check different parameters of the requisition with regard to the inventory levels and financial controls. Requisitioning is sometimes a compulsory act similar to expropriation; for example in wartime some governments may requisition what they need. A requisition is also a term used in the Principals of Business as an internal document used to notify stores/purchasing department of items that are needed, or that need to be ordered. It sets out the quantity and the time frame. It may also contain the authorization to proceed with the purchase if required items are not available in stock. Medical Requisition is generally referred to a process by which clinicians place orders for medical diagnostic tests, medical equipment, radiology exams and other medical procedures. Requisition has been historically initiated by filling out a paper triplicate form, which contains a compendium, or a "menu" of available tests offered by a given vendor. Typically, each vendor would issue their own compendium and therefore have their own requisition forms. Recently, with advanced of electronic medical records, paper requisition forms started to be replaced by the electronic ordering processes and workflows, otherwise known as e-requisition. In the e-requisition process, the ordering process is performed electronically, using the online compendium, often with verification of payer/patient eligibility to receive the payment for the order being requisitioned. For examples of e-requisition and more information refer to informedika.com which operates the nationwide e-requisition network.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. requisition

    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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. requisition

    An official demand for stores, &c.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of requisition in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of requisition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    A elation
    B serendipity
    C jab
    D elan

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