ration noun

ADJ. daily, monthly | double, entire, extra, full Pregnant women received a double ration of milk. | meagre The refugees queued up for their meagre rations of soup. | emergency, short, starvation, wartime ~s We've been put on short rations. | cigarette, food, petrol, etc.

VERB + RATION give sb, hand out, provide (sb with) | get, receive | consume, have, use up You've had your ration of sweets for the day! | cut, reduce The guards are going to cut our rations again.

RATION + NOUN book, card, coupon

PREP. on a/the ~ living on starvation rations | ~ of our daily ration of bread

ration verb

ADV. strictly These foods had to be strictly rationed.

PREP. to The soldiers were rationed to one litre of water each per day.

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