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Definition of Required
Required Require Re*quire" (r?-kw?r"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Required
(-kw?rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Requiring.] [OE. requeren,
requiren, OF. requerre, F. requ?rir; L. pref. re- re- +
quaerere to ask; cf. L. requirere. See Query, and cf.
1. To demand; to insist upon having; to claim as by right and
authority; to exact; as, to require the surrender of
Shall I say to C[ae]sar What you require of him?
By nature did what was by law required. --Dryden.
2. To demand or exact as indispensable; to need.
just gave what life required, and gave no more.
The two last [biographies] require to be
particularly noticed. --J. A.
3. To ask as a favor; to request.
I was ashamed to require of the king a band of
soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy
in the way. --Ezra viii.
Syn: To claim; exact; enjoin; prescribe; direct; order;