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requirement

re·quire·ment

requirement

 
 
pronunciation:
rih kwaIr mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that is absolutely needed; necessity.
Water is a requirement for all living things.My only requirement is a bed to sleep on.
synonyms:
desideratum, need, requisite
similar words:
condition, demand, imperative, indispensable, necessity, postulate
definition 2: something that is demanded of one.
Computer expertise is one of the requirements of the job.Passing physical education is a requirement for graduation.
synonyms:
demand, exigency
similar words:
duty, prerequisite