Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “requisite”

requisite

adjective [before noun]     /ˈrek.wɪ.zɪt/ formal
necessary or needed for a particular purpose: He lacked the requisite skills for the job. The requisite number of countries have now ratified the convention.Essential or necessary
(Definition of requisite adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of requisite

More definitions for “requisite”

Definitions of “requisite” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

closeness

the quality of knowing someone very well, liking them a lot, and wanting to spend a lot of time together

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More