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  • nounallotment of limited supply
  • verbdivide something into portions

synonyms for rations

  • allowance
  • consignment
  • quota
  • apportionment
  • assignment
  • bit
  • cut
  • distribution
  • division
  • dole
  • drag
  • food
  • helping
  • measure
  • meed
  • part
  • portion
  • provender
  • provision
  • quantum
  • share
  • store
  • supply
  • piece of action
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antonyms for rations

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  • debt
  • whole
  • gather
  • collect
  • keep
  • hold
  • let go
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How to use rations in a sentence

For this reason they were obliged to diminish their rations, of which they had rather a small quantity.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
She keeps me on ridiculously low rations, and if I had not brought my own outfit I don't think she would have sold me one.
DOPESAX ROHMER
This bureau distributed food rations and clothing to the Negroes and provided educational opportunities for them.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
When all the chairs are feet in air, Ren announces: "Soldiers, now we have beaten the Chinese, we will have our rations."
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
The rations were small; and soon there was a cry that they were unfairly distributed.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
He had lived very sparingly of late, and had contrived that Grenfell got rather more than his share of the cut-down rations.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
He had also been allowed to draw by requisition fifty days' rations, a box of ammunition, and four mules.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Of the same form but much smaller were the hand mills used by soldiers for grinding the frmentum furnished them as rations.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
But without at least four or five days' rations of some kind, it would not be safe to attempt the passage across the Gulf Stream.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
A few days afterwards I received permission to draw rations from the commissariat, by order of the Secretary of State.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
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WORDS RELATED TO RATIONS

  • aliment
  • bite
  • comestibles
  • commons
  • daily bread
  • edibles
  • fare
  • goodies
  • grubbery
  • menu
  • nourishment
  • nutriment
  • nutrition
  • provisions
  • rations
  • snack
  • subsistence
  • sustenance
  • viands
  • victuals
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