From Latin requīsītus, perfect passive participle of requīrō (“I require, seek, ask for”), from which English require.
requisite (comparative more requisite, superlative most requisite)
- Essential, required, indispensable.
requisite (plural requisites)
- An indispensable item; a requirement.
1861, John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism:
- But this something, what is it, unless the happiness of others, or some of the requisites of happiness?
- second-person plural present tense of requisire
- second-person plural imperative of requisire
- feminine plural of requisito
- vocative masculine singular of requīsītus
- first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of requisitar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of requisitar
- third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of requisitar
- third-person singular (você) negative imperative of requisitar