Definitions For Ration

noun

  • The food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel)
  • A fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity)
  • A particular amount of food that is given to one person or animal for one day
  • Food or supplies
  • A particular amount of something (such as gasoline or food) that the government allows you to have when there is not enough of it

verb

  • Distribute in rations, as in the army
  • Restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war
  • To control the amount of (something, such as gasoline or food) that people are allowed to have especially when there is not enough of it

Is Ration a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
6
Words with Friends
7

The word Ration is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Ration in a Sentence

  • The soldiers were given their rations for the day.
  • The horse was fed its ration of oats.
  • Weekly sugar and butter rations
  • During the war, the government rationed gasoline.
  • The region has had to ration water during times of drought

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