1 requisite, prerequisite, demand, precondition, condition, qualification, stipulation, sine qua non, provision, proviso, demand, necessity, essential, desideratum, must:
It is a requirement of the loan agreement that you maintain an account with this bank
2 need, want, demand:
We hope the new design will meet all your requirements.
There's no absolute requirement to disclose your age.
| important, key, main, prime | essential, fundamental
An open system of criminal justice is a fundamental requirement of any democratic society.
| demanding, strict, stringent | detailed | exact, precise | reasonable | basic | minimum | additional, further | general | special | particular, specific | individual, personal | annual, daily
your daily requirement of vitamin C
| constitutional, contractual, formal, legal, legislative, mandatory, procedural, regulatory, statutory | business, commercial | borrowing
The public sector borrowing requirement is expected to rise.
| client, customer, market | academic, course, curriculum, educational, entrance, entry | technical | environmental, safety | visa | dietary, nutritional
patients with special dietary requirements
| energy, food, housing, information, labour, manpower
VERB + REQUIREMENT
comply with, fulfil, meet, satisfy, suit
We can arrange a holiday to meet your requirements exactly.
| impose, lay down, set (down/out)
The government has imposed strict safety requirements on fairground rides.
| relax, waive
to relax university entrance requirements
for your ~
We grow enough vegetables for our own requirements.
| to your ~
Our conservatories and porches can be designed to your exact requirements.
| ~ for
Large buildings have specific requirements for fire-brigade access.
subject to (the) requirements
The school can decide which pupils will be given priority of admission, subject to the requirements of the law.
| surplus to requirements
(= more than is needed)300 workers at the factory have been told they are surplus to requirements.
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