Meaning of REQUIREMENT in English


/ri kwuyeur"meuhnt/ , n.

1. that which is required; a thing demanded or obligatory: One of the requirements of the job is accuracy.

2. an act or instance of requiring.

3. a need or necessity: to meet the requirements of daily life.

[ 1520-30; REQUIRE + -MENT ]

Syn. 1. REQUIREMENT, REQUISITE refer to that which is necessary. A REQUIREMENT is some quality or performance demanded of a person in accordance with certain fixed regulations: requirements for admission to college. A REQUISITE is not imposed from outside; it is a factor which is judged necessary according to the nature of things, or to the circumstances of the case: Efficiency is a requisite for success in business. REQUISITE may also refer to a concrete object judged necessary: the requisites for perfect grooming. 2. order, command, injunction, directive, demand, claim.

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