Associations to the word «Score»


SCORE, noun. The total number of points earned by a participant in a game.
SCORE, noun. The number of points accrued by each of the participants in a game, expressed as a ratio or a series of numbers.
SCORE, noun. The performance of an individual or group on an examination or test, expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol; a grade.
SCORE, noun. (cricket) A presentation of how many runs a side has scored, and how many wickets have been lost.
SCORE, noun. (cricket) The number of runs scored by a batsman, or by a side, in either an innings or a match.
SCORE, noun. Twenty, 20 (number).
SCORE, noun. A distance of twenty yards, in ancient archery and gunnery.
SCORE, noun. A weight of twenty pounds.
SCORE, noun. (music) One or more parts of a musical composition in a format indicating how the composition is to be played.
SCORE, noun. Subject.
SCORE, noun. Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.
SCORE, noun. A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.
SCORE, noun. An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness.
SCORE, noun. (US) (crime) (slang) A robbery; a criminal act.
SCORE, noun. (US) (crime) (slang) A bribe paid to a police officer.
SCORE, noun. (US) (crime) (slang) An illegal sale, especially of drugs.
SCORE, noun. (US) (crime) (slang) A prostitute's client.
SCORE, noun. (US) (slang) A sexual conquest.
SCORE, verb. (intransitive) To earn points in a game.
SCORE, verb. (transitive) To earn (points) in a game.
SCORE, verb. (transitive) To achieve (a score) in e.g. a test.
SCORE, verb. (intransitive) To record the score for a game or a match.
SCORE, verb. (transitive) To scratch (paper or cardboard) with a sharp implement to make it easier to fold.
SCORE, verb. (transitive) To make fine, shallow lines with a sharp implement, for example as cutting indications.
SCORE, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To have sexual intercourse.
SCORE, verb. (transitive) (slang) To acquire or gain.
SCORE, verb. (intransitive) To obtain something desired.
SCORE, verb. (transitive) To provide (a film, etc.) with a musical score.
SCORE, verb. (US) (crime) (slang) (transitive) (of a police officer) To extract a bribe.
SCORE, interjection. (US) (slang) Acknowledgement of success
SCORE A BRACE, verb. To score two goals in a match.
SCORE OFF, verb. (transitive) (inseparable) (idiomatic) (slang) To defeat (especially in an argument), get the better of, achieve a success over, gain an advantage or win points over, make a point to the detriment or at the expense of, make appear foolish. Sometimes with particle .
SCORE OFF, verb. (transitive) (separable) (idiomatic) To delete or remove (especially from a list); to score out, strike out or strike off, cross out or cross off; to draw a line through.
SCORE OFF, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see score,‎ off. To score from.
SCORE SHEET, noun. Alternative spelling of scoresheet
SCORE SHEETS, noun. Plural of score sheet
SCORE STRING, noun. (billiards) A wire strung with beads and hung horizontally above or near the table which is used to keep score.
SCORE STRINGS, noun. Plural of score string

Dictionary definition

SCORE, noun. 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, noun. 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".
SCORE, noun. A number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0".
SCORE, noun. A set of twenty members; "a score were sent out but only one returned".
SCORE, noun. Grounds; "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".
SCORE, noun. The facts about an actual situation; "he didn't know the score".
SCORE, noun. An amount due (as at a restaurant or bar); "add it to my score and I'll settle later".
SCORE, noun. A slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally).
SCORE, noun. A resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding a grudge"; "settling a score".
SCORE, noun. The act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play".
SCORE, noun. A seduction culminating in sexual intercourse; "calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang".
SCORE, verb. Gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season".
SCORE, verb. Make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it".
SCORE, verb. Make underscoring marks.
SCORE, verb. Write a musical score for.
SCORE, verb. Induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally".
SCORE, verb. Get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance; "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200".
SCORE, verb. Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework".

Wise words

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