ration(Noun) A portion designated to a person or group. ration(Verb) To supply with a ration; to limit (someone) to a specific allowance of something. We rationed ourselves to three sips of water a day until we were rescued.What was the system of rationing?
Rationing was the system of limiting people’s access to food, clothes, and fuel. This was put in place because of shortages. The war meant that production of food and other items was disrupted, and transporting goods to where they were needed was difficult. Ration books were given out that listed what each person was entitled to buy each week.What is the definition of rations?
rations [ plural ] › the total amount of food that is given to someone to be eaten during a particular activity and in a particular period of time, especially an amount given to soldiers when they are fighting.