HyperDic: ration

English > 4 senses of the word ration:
NOUNfoodrationthe food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel)
possessionrationa fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity)
VERBpossessionrationrestrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war
possessionration, ration outdistribute in rations, as in the army
ration > pronunciation
Soundsrae'shahn; rey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > ration: 4 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningThe food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel).
Example"the rations should be nutritionally balanced"
Narrowerfield rationrations issued for United States troops in the field / field
BroaderfareThe food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
Spanishración
Verbsrationdistribute in rations, as in the army
rationrestrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war
English > ration: 4 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity).
Broadershare, portion, part, percentageassets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
Spanishración
Catalanració
Verbsrationdistribute in rations, as in the army
rationrestrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war
English > ration: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningrestrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Bread was rationed during the siege of the city"
Broaderrestrict, curtail, curb, cut backplace restrictions on
Spanishracionar
Nounsrationthe food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel)
rationa fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity)
rationingthe act of rationing
English > ration: 4 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningDistribute in rations, as in the army.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"Cigarettes are rationed"
Synonymration out
Broaderallocate, apportionDistribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
Spanishracionar
Catalanracionar
Nounsrationthe food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel)
rationa fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity)

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