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Noun: score  skor
  1. A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    "what was your score on your homework?";
    - mark, grade
  2. 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";
    - musical score
  3. A number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest
    "the score was 7 to 0"
  4. A set of twenty members
    "a score were sent out but only one returned"
  5. Grounds
    "he tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful";
    - account
  6. The facts about an actual situation
    "he didn't know the score"
  7. An amount due (as at a restaurant or bar)
    "add it to my score and I'll settle later"
  8. A slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
    - scotch [archaic]
  9. A resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
    "settling a score";
    - grudge, grievance
  10. The act of scoring in a game or sport
    "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
  11. [slang] A seduction culminating in sexual intercourse
    "calling his seduction of the girl a 'score' was a typical example of male slang";
    - sexual conquest
Verb: score  skor
  1. Gain points in a game
    - tally, rack up
  2. Make small marks into the surface of
    "score the clay before firing it";
    - nock, mark
  3. Make underscoring marks
    - mark
  4. (music) write a musical score for
  5. Get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance
    "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200"
  6. Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
    "score the SAT essays";
    - grade, mark
  7. [slang] Successfully get someone to be one's date or sex partner
    "he scored last night";
    - pull [Brit, slang]
  8. [slang] Induce to have sex
    "Did you score last night?";
    - seduce, make [slang]

Derived forms: scored, scores, scoring

Type of: accomplish, achieve, acrimoniousness, advance, appraise, assess, attain, bile, bitterness, compose, conquest, debt, dent, enter, evaluate, evaluation, fact, gain, gain ground, gall, get ahead, ground, hard feelings, ill feeling, incision, make headway, measure, notch, number, occasion, persuade, prick, pull ahead, put down, rancor [US], rancour [Brit, Cdn], rating, reach, reason, record, resentment, scope, scratch, seduction, set, sheet music, slit, success, valuate, valuation, value, win, write

Encyclopedia: Score