1. ration, fare

usage: the food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel); "the rations should be nutritionally balanced"

2. ration, share, portion, part, percentage

usage: a fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity)


1. ration, limit, circumscribe, confine

usage: restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war; "Bread was rationed during the siege of the city"

2. ration, ration out, allocate, apportion

usage: distribute in rations, as in the army; "Cigarettes are rationed"

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