Noun rationing has 1 sense
  1. rationing - the act of rationing; "during the war the government imposed rationing of food and gasoline"
    --1 is a kind of
    allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation
    Derived form: verb ration1
,Verb ration has 2 senses
  1. ration - restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war; "Bread was rationed during the siege of the city"
    --1 is one way to
    limit, circumscribe, confine
    Derived forms: noun ration2, noun ration1, noun rationing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. ration, ration out - distribute in rations, as in the army; "Cigarettes are rationed"
    --2 is one way to allocate, apportion
    Derived forms: noun ration1, noun ration2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody