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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rationingnoun

    the act of rationing

    "during the war the government imposed rationing of food and gasoline"

Wiktionary

  1. rationingnoun

    A ration.

  2. rationingnoun

    Controlled distribution of scarce resources such as food or fuel; used typically in wartime.

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  1. Rationing

    Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, or services. Rationing controls the size of the ration, one's allotted portion of the resources being distributed on a particular day or at a particular time.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rationing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rationing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of rationing in a Sentence

  1. Nelly Moreno:

    There was a six-hour blackout on the day the minister said that rationing was suspended!

  2. Fox News ' Arthel Neville:

    I just dont understand why wedont have a six-month or ayear-supply stockpile for anemergency like this, we are conserving, were rationing theequipment.Everyone does have equipment butits not what we should have, andonce again, we got caught withour pants down.

  3. Kameshwar Kumar:

    We admitted him wherever we found a bed. It was a nursing home but wasn’t functioning like one. Patients were getting their own oxygen, the hospital was rationing its oxygen supply to patients and my brother was sinking so we were forced to rush him to another hospital but he didn’t make it.

  4. Kameshwar Kumar:

    The hospital was rationing its oxygen supply to patients and my brother was sinking so we were forced to rush him to another hospital but he didn’t make it.

  5. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro:

    There are big private consumers, some malls, whom we gave five years to get their generators, and they don't have them ... and they are earning plenty of money, the time has come to take a drastic rationing measure against a group of about 15 malls who did not obey the law and are consuming without conscience at a critical moment due to the 'El Nino' phenomenon.

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