- Requisition Req`ui*si"tion (r?k`w?-z?sh"?n), n.[Cf. F.
r['e]quisition, L. requisitio a searching.]
1. The act of requiring, as of right; a demand or application
made as by authority. Specifically:
(a) (International Law) A formal demand made by one state
or government upon another for the surrender or
extradition of a fugitive from justice. --Kent.
(b) (Law) A notarial demand of a debt. --Wharton.
(c) (Mil.) A demand by the invader upon the people of an
invaded country for supplies, as of provision, forage,
transportation, etc. --Farrow.
(d) A formal application by one officer to another for
things needed in the public service; as, a requisition
for clothing, troops, or money.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.