Requisite Req"ui*site, a. [L. requisitus, p. p. requirere; pref. re- re- + quaerere to ask. See {Require}.] Required by the nature of things, or by circumstances; so needful that it can not be dispensed with; necessary; indispensable. [1913 Webster]

All truth requisite for men to know. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Necessary; needful; indispensable; essential. [1913 Webster] -- {Req"ui*site*ly}, adv. -- {Req"ui*site*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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