Synonyms of ration in English:


See US English definition of ration

See UK English definition of ration

See Spanish definition of ración


1‘I'm a firm believer in a daily ration of chocolate’

allowance, allocation, quota, fixed amount, amount, quantity, share, portion, helping, allotment, measure, part, lot, proportion, percentage
rare apportionment, quantum, moiety

2rations‘the garrison had run out of rations’

supplies, provisions, food, food and drink, foodstuffs, eatables, edibles
necessaries, necessities, stores
Scottish vivers
informal grub, eats
North American informal chuck
archaic victuals, vittles, viands, meat, commons
rare comestibles, provender, aliment, viaticum


1‘coal and petrol were also rationed’

control, limit, limit to a fixed amount, restrict, restrict the consumption of, conserve, budget

2‘they rationed out the water’

distribute, share out, measure out, divide out, divide up, apportion, give out, deal out, issue, allocate, allot, dispense, hand out, pass out, dole out, parcel out
rare admeasure