n. act of requiring, as of right; demand or application made as by authority.
Adele and I had now to vacate the library: it would be in daily requisition as a reception-room for callers.
Sentence in Classic:
I found that my services were constantly called into requisition for the falsification of business, and the mystification of an individual whom I will designate as Mr.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He told me that he and his companions had been chosen by the other sailors to come in deputation to me to make me a requisition which, in justice, I could not refuse.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
A patrol which was returning to the Arsenal post having passed him, he made a requisition on it, and caused it to accompany him.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Her entreaty had no effect on Tom: he only said again what he had said before; and it was not merely Tom, for the requisition was now backed by Maria, and Mr.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
The Count, if you remember, took some other precautions; he made some requisitions on others that Mrs.
Difficulties had arisen in the construction of this machine, simple as it was; requisites had been found wanting, and messages had had to go and return.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context