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v. allot, allocate, distribute in fixed quantities
n. portion, allotment, allocated quantity; single serving of food, individual portion
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Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, or services. Rationing controls the size of the ration, one's allotted portion of the resources being distributed on a particular day or at a particular time.
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1. the food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel); "the rations should be nutritionally balanced"
(hyponym) field ration
(derivation) ration out
2. a fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity)
(hypernym) share, portion, part, percentage
(derivation) ration out
1. restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war; "Bread was rationed during the siege of the city"
(hypernym) limit, circumscribe, confine
2. distribute in rations, as in the army; "Cigarettes are rationed"
(synonym) ration out
(hypernym) allocate, apportion
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nf. ration, portion, allotment, share, quota, allocated quantity; single serving of food
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nf. ration, portion, share, part
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