Definitions of score:
- noun: the act of scoring in a game or sport
Example: "The winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
- noun: the facts about an actual situation
Example: "He didn't know the score"
- noun: a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
Example: "He studied the score of the sonata"
- noun: a set of twenty members
Example: "A score were sent out but only one returned"
- noun: grounds
Example: "He tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful"
- noun: a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest
Example: "The score was 7 to 0"
- noun: a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
- noun: an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar)
Example: "Add it to my score and I'll settle later"
- noun: a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse
Example: "Calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang"
- noun: a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
Example: "Settling a score"
- noun: a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
Example: "What was your score on your homework?"
- verb: make underscoring marks
- verb: gain points in a game
Example: "The home team scored many times"
- verb: get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance
Example: "She scored high on the SAT"
- verb: make small marks into the surface of
Example: "Score the clay before firing it"
- verb: write a musical score for
- verb: assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
Example: "Score the SAT essays"
- verb: induce to have sex
Example: "Did you score last night?"
- name: A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #42166)
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