Definitions for score
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word score.
mark, grade, scorenoun
a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
"she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"
score, musical scorenoun
a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
"he studied the score of the sonata"
a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest
"the score was 7 to 0"
a set of twenty members
"a score were sent out but only one returned"
"don't do it on my account"; "the paper was rejected on account of its length"; "he tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful"
the facts about an actual situation
"he didn't know the score"
an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar)
"add it to my score and I'll settle later"
a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
grudge, score, grievancenoun
a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
"holding a grudge"; "settling a score"
the act of scoring in a game or sport
"the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
sexual conquest, scoreverb
a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse
"calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang"
score, hit, tally, rack upverb
gain points in a game
"The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
score, nock, markverb
make small marks into the surface of
"score the clay before firing it"
make underscoring marks
write a musical score for
seduce, score, makeverb
induce to have sex
"Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally"
get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance
"She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200"
grade, score, markverb
assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
"grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
the grade received on an examination, such as those given in school or as a qualifying examination for a job or admission to school; -- it may be expressed as a percentage of answers which are correct, or as a number or letter; as, a score of 98 in a civil service exam.
The total number of points earned by a participant in a game.
The player with the highest score is the winner.
The number of points accrued by each of the participants in a game, expressed as a ratio or a series of numbers.
The performance of an individual or group on an examination or test, expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol; a grade.
The test scores for this class were high.
Twenty, 20 (number).
Some words have scores of meanings.
One or more parts of a musical composition in a format indicating how the composition is to be played.
A presentation of how many runs a side has scored, and how many wickets have been lost.
England had a score of 107 for 5 at lunch.
The number of runs scored by a batsman, or by a side, in either an innings or a match.
To have sexual intercourse.
Pelu00E9 scores again!
To earn points in a game.
Pelu00E9 scores again!
To earn (points) in a game.
It is unusual for a team to score a hundred goals in one game.
To acquire or gain.
It is unusual for a team to score a hundred goals in one game.
To achieve (a score) in e.g. a test.
To obtain something desired.
To provide (a film, etc.) with a musical score.
To record (the score) for a game or a match
To scratch (paper or cardboard) with a sharp implement to make it easier to fold.
To make fine, shallow lines with a sharp implement as cutting indications.
The baker scored the cake so the servers would know where to slice it.
Etymology: From the scora, notch (and hence, a tally). (For twenty: The mark on a tally made by drovers for every twenty beasts passing through a tollgate.)
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: skora, Islandick, a mark, cut, or notch.
Our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally: thou hast caused printing to be used. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.
He’s worth no more:
They say he parted well, and paid his score. William Shakespeare, Macb.
Does not the air feed the flame? And does not the flame warm and enlighten the air? Does not the earth quit scores with all the elements, in the fruits that issue from it. South.
Universal deluges have swept all away, except two or three persons who begun the world again upon a new score. John Tillotson.
That thou do’st love her, strikes some scores away
From the great compt. William Shakespeare, All’s well that ends well.
He can win widows and pay scores,
Out-flatter favourites, or out-lie either
Jovius or Surius, or both together. John Donne.
The knight, upon the fore-nam’d score,
In quest of Sidrophel advancing,
Was now in prospect of the mansion. Hudibras.
He had been prentice to a brewer,
But left the trade, as many more
Have lately done on the same score. Hudibras.
A lion, that had got a politick fit of sickness, wrote the fox word how glad he should be of his company, upon the score of ancient friendship. Roger L'Estrange.
If your terms are moderate, we’ll never break off upon that score. Jeremy Collier, on Pride.
You act your kindness on Cydaria’s score. Dryden.
Kings in Greece were deposed by their people upon the score of their arbitrary proceedings. Jonathan Swift.
How many score of miles may we well ride
’Twixt hour and hour? William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
The fewer still you name, you wound the more;
Bond is but one; but Harpax is a score. Alexander Pope.
For some scores of lines there is a perfect absence of that spirit of poesy. Isaac Watts.
Madam, I know when
Instead of five you scor’d me ten. Jonathan Swift.
Your follies and debauches change
With such a whirl, the poets of your age
Are tir’d, and cannot score ’em on the stage;
Unless each vice in short-hand they indite,
Ev’n as notcht prentices whole sermons write. Dryden.
Hast thou appointed where the moon should rise,
And with her purple light adorn the skies?
Scor’d out the bounded sun’s obliquer ways,
That he on all might spread his equal rays? George Sandys.
a notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account
an account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness
account; reason; motive; sake; behalf
the number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number
a distance of twenty yards; -- a term used in ancient archery and gunnery
a weight of twenty pounds
the number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket
a line drawn; a groove or furrow
the original and entire draught, or its transcript, of a composition, with the parts for all the different instruments or voices written on staves one above another, so that they can be read at a glance; -- so called from the bar, which, in its early use, was drawn through all the parts
to mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash
especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally
to mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge
to engrave, as upon a shield
to make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game
to write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9
to mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch
Etymology: [AS. scor twenty, fr. sceran, scieran, to shear, cut, divide; or rather the kindred Icel. skor incision, twenty, akin to Dan. skure a notch, Sw. skra. See Shear.]
In games, score refers to an abstract quantity associated with a player or team. Score is usually measured in the abstract unit of points, and events in the game can raise or lower the score of different parties. Most games with score use it as a quantitative indicator of success in the game, and in competitive games, a goal is often made of attaining a better score than one's opponents in order to win.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skōr, n. a mark or notch for keeping count: a line drawn: the number twenty, once represented by a larger notch: a reckoning: a debt: the register of the various points of play in a game: account: reason: the original draught of a musical composition with all the parts, or its transcript.—v.t. to mark with notches or lines: to furrow: to set down: to charge: to engrave: to braid: to note: to enter: to make points, &c., in certain games.—v.i. to keep, or to run up, a score: to succeed in making points, &c., in a game.—ns. Scōr′er, one who keeps the marks in a game; Scōr′ing, the act of one who, or that which, scores: a deep groove made by glacial action: the act of repeatedly bringing a racer and his rider to the starting-point, so as to get a fair start.—Go off at score, to make a spirited start; Pay off old scores, to repay old grudges; Run up a score, to run up a debt. [A.S. scor—sceran (pa.p. scoren), to shear.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Twenty; commercially, in the case of certain articles, six score went to the hundred--a usage thus regulated: "Five score's a hundred of men, money, and pins: Six score's a hundred of all other things." Also an angular piece cut out of a solid. Also, an account or reckoning.
Song lyrics by score -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by score on the Lyrics.com website.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'score' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3692
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'score' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2507
Rank popularity for the word 'score' in Nouns Frequency: #1023
Rank popularity for the word 'score' in Verbs Frequency: #402
The numerical value of score in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of score in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I think candidates for office, particularly for president, should not demonize an entire group of Americans because of the actions of a violent criminal with a deranged view of what the Quran teaches -- and I also think it's particularly irresponsible to try and score political points off the attempted assassination of a Philadelphia police officer.
Anytime you cross 30 percent, you hurt your credit score.
Billy Hey I'm trying to score points with the teacher today. DON'T SCREW IT UP. 3rd Grader I dare you to touch her boobs. Billy Touch her boobs That's assault brotha...... Ya double dare me
Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always makes you less than you are.
Unfortunately, I didn't get a good lap because the tires were not ready. During the second push-lap, I made a mistake out of turn four, where I went a bit too wide and lost the rear, losing quite a lot of time, it's a shame but I can't change any of this now. I look forward to tomorrow, my first ever Formula one race. The car is working well and hopefully we will be able to score some points as we have a good race pace.
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- resultat, marcar, partituraCatalan, Valencian
- partitura, skóre, skórovat, bodovatCzech
- hicyn, sgôr, hic, marc, rhicyn, rhic, pen, hiciad, ugain, cyfrif, sail, achosWelsh
- snes, partitur, scoreDanish
- Spielstand, Partitur, erzielen, anritzen, Spielergebnis, treffen, punktenGerman
- poentaro, poentkvoto, dudeko, partituro, noĉo, taksoEsperanto
- partitura, anotar, tantos, puntaje, puntuarSpanish
- kakskümmend, [[murdejooni]] [[tegema]], skoorima, skoor, punktiseis, partituur, [[punktiarvet]] [[suurendama]]Estonian
- piirrottaa, syy, pykälä, saada, pistemäärä, tulos, tilanne, [[tehdä]] [[maali]], koetulos, tehdä, [[saada]] [[tulos]], [[tehdä]] [[taittoviiva]], partituuri, aihe, velka, hankkia, soitintaa, [[tehdä]] [[piste]], maalata, kaksikymmentä, tiu, [[merkitä]] [[tulos]]Finnish
- vingtaine, partition, gagner, [[nombre]] de [[point#French, scoreFrench
- scór, ficheIrish
- fichead, sgòrScottish Gaelic
- eredmény, partitúra, vezérkönyvHungarian
- punteggio, spartito, realizzare, segnareItalian
- スコア, 楽譜, 得点Japanese
- 득점, 得點Korean
- stand, partituur, scorenDutch
- sneis, tjugNorwegian Nynorsk
- poengsum, partiturNorwegian
- [[zdobyć]] [[punkt]]/[[punkt]]y, zapunktować, wynik, [[zdobywać]] [[punkt]]y, punktować, nadciąć, zaliczyćPolish
- pontuação, resultado, vintena, faturar, marcador, pontuar, partituraPortuguese
- двадца́тка, партитура, получать, счёт, [[два]] [[десятокRussian
- poängsumma, tjog, mål, partiturSwedish
- ghi bànVietnamese
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