Word of the Day for Monday, July 16, 2012
requisition \rek-wuh-ZISH-uhn\, noun:
1. A demand made.
2. The act of requiring or demanding.
3. An authoritative or formal demand for something to be done, given,
supplied, etc.: The general issued a requisition to the townspeople
for eight trucks.
4. A written request or order for something, as supplies.
1. To require or take for use; press into service.
2. To demand or take, as by authority, for military purposes, public
needs, etc.: to requisition supplies.
But I have a friend of my own kidney who has often served me
before, and I am going to make a requisition on him for this
— Timothy Shay Arthur, Bell Martin
Do you have the requisition for the special lecturer?
— Ayn Rand, We the Living