requisition

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  • Info A requisition is a request for something, especially a formal written request on a pre-printed form.
  • Some support buildings came about by using requisitioned buildings on the land.
  • I have an idea that the less they are brought into requisition the better. Cited from The Home Mission, by T.S. Arthur
  • Why, what are all these requisitions we hear so much about? Cited from The Great English Short-Story Writers, Vol. 1, by Various
  • Two of our four cars, and all our horses but one had been requisitioned. Cited from Told in a French Garden, by Mildred Aldrich
  • All the resources of the little way-side house were put in requisition. Cited from Magnum Bonum, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • He would not leave, however, as long as his services were in requisition. Cited from Inez, by Augusta J. Evans
  • A request to each individual province was all the requisition that he could make. Cited from Charles the Bold, by Ruth Putnam
  • To bring the work to its close all the resources of his being are brought into requisition. Cited from Jean-Christophe Journey's End, by Romain Rolland
  • In this kind of work he soon became well known and was in constant requisition. Cited from Analyzing Character, by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  • The progress of events around them kept their services in constant requisition. Cited from The Life of Francis Marion, by W. Gilmore Simms
  • They were either purpose-built for naval use or requisitioned from private owners.
  • The latter has made requisitions which the former have had to provide for. Cited from The Federalist Papers
  • A general requisition called to this labour the whole mass of the people. Cited from Paris As It Was and As It Is,by Francis W. Blagdon
  • For the second course the whole world was put under requisition. Cited from The Story of Rome, by Arthur Gilman
  • All units are in and of themselves free of requisition point cost.
  • Materials are kept in a stores department and are issued only upon written requisitions. Cited from Analyzing Character, by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  • We ought to requisition the aid of every man who can handle metal. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, May 1915, V. 2, No. 2
  • His authority suffered even further when he was involved in fraudulent military requisitions.
  • If you cannot secure these I will have to pass you and make requisition directly on the people. Cited from The Philippines: Past and Present (Vol. 1 of 2), by Dean C. Worcester
  • The farm was requisitioned by the German army and served as a military camp.
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Meaning of requisition

  • noun 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
  • noun An official form on which a request in made
    first you have to fill out the requisition
  • verb Make a formal request for official services
  • verb Demand and take for use or service, especially by military or public authority for public service