Definition of requisitive in English:

requisitive

adjective

  • That expresses a request, specifically designating the grammatical mood that expresses a request or demand.

noun

  • Chiefly with the: the grammatical mood that expresses a request or demand.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Joseph Harris (1704–1764), astronomer and assayer. From classical Latin requīsīt-, past participial stem of requīrere require + -ive.

Pronunciation

requisitive

/rɪˈkwɪzɪtɪv/