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Adjective: required  ri'kwI(-u)rd
  1. Necessary for relief or supply
    "provided them with all things required";
    - needed, needful, requisite
  2. Required by rule
    "required reading";
    - compulsory, mandatory
Verb: require  ri'kwI(-u)r
  1. Must previously have happened or existed, happen or be in place during (in order for stated thing to be happening or be the case)
    "success usually requires hard work";
    - necessitate, ask, postulate, need, take, involve, call for, demand
  2. Consider obligatory; request and expect
    "We require our secretary to be on time";
    - ask, expect
  3. Make someone do something
    - command
  4. Have a requirement for
    "This piano requires the attention of a competent tuner";
    - want, need

See also: irremissible, necessary, obligatory

Type of: be, demand, enjoin, order, say, tell

Encyclopedia: Required