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1. A fixed portion, especially an amount of food allotted to persons in military service or to civilians in times of scarcity.
2. rations Food issued or available to members of a group.
tr.v. ra·tioned, ra·tion·ing, ra·tions
1. To supply with rations.
a. To distribute as rations: rationed out flour and sugar.
b. To restrict to limited allotments, as during wartime: ration gasoline. See Synonyms at distribute.
[French, from Latin ratiō, ratiōn-, calculation; see ratio.]
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|Adj.||1.||rationed - distributed equitably in limited individual portions; "got along as best we could on rationed meat and sugar"|
distributed - spread out or scattered about or divided up
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