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Definition of requisition:

  1. A demand by the invader upon the people of an invaded country for supplies, as of provision, forage, transportation, etc.
  2. A formal application by one officer to another for things needed in the public service; as, a requisition for clothing, troops, or money.
  3. A formal demand made by one state or government upon another for the surrender or extradition of a fugitive from justice.
  4. A notarial demand of a debt.
  5. A written or normal call; an invitation; a summons; as, a reqisition for a public meeting.
  6. That which is required by authority; especially, a quota of supplies or necessaries.
  7. The act of requiring, as of right; a demand or application made as by authority.
  8. To make a reqisition on or for; as, to requisition a district for forage; to requisition troops.
  9. To present a requisition to; to summon request; as, to requisition a person to be a candidate.

Synonyms:

beg, repossess, segregation, call, application, go off with, ask for, ultimatum, encroach, dun, confiscate, claim, exaction, importunity, snatch, rob, deprive, seize, cry, sequestration, requisition form, impound, insist on something.

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