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Noun: scoring  sko-ring
  1. Evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
    "what he disliked about teaching was all the scoring he had to do";
    - marking, grading
Verb: score  skor
  1. Gain points in a game
    "The home team scored many times";
    - hit, 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: scorings

Type of: accomplish, achieve, advance, appraise, assess, attain, compose, enter, evaluate, evaluation, gain, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, measure, notch, persuade, pull ahead, put down, rating, reach, record, scope, valuate, value, win, write

Encyclopedia: Scoring