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Meaning of SCORE

Pronunciation:  skowr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse; "calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang"
  2. [n]  the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
  3. [n]  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?"
  4. [n]  the facts about an actual situation; "he didn't know the score"
  5. [n]  a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding a grudge"; "settling a score"
  6. [n]  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"
  7. [n]  a set of twenty members; "a score were sent out but only one returned"
  8. [n]  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"
  9. [n]  a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"
  10. [n]  a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
  11. [n]  an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar); "add it to my score and I'll settle later"
  12. [v]  make underscoring marks
  13. [v]  assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
  14. [v]  gain points; "The home team scored many times"
  15. [v]  get a certain score; "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200"
  16. [v]  make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
  17. [v]  induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally"
  18. [v]  write a musical score for
 

SCORE is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: account, grade, grade, grievance, grudge, hit, make, mark, mark, mark, mark, musical score, nock, rack up, scotch, seduce, sexual conquest, tally
 
 See Also: accomplish, ace, achieve, advance, appraise, assess, attain, bang, baseball score, basket, basketball score, be intimate, bed, birdie, bitterness, bogey, bonk, bowling score, break, break of serve, bull's eye, cancel, centile, compete, compose, conquest, contend, conversion, debt, decile, dent, do it, double-bogey, duck, duck's egg, eagle, eagle, eff, enter, equalise, equalize, equalizer, evaluate, evaluation, fact, field goal, football score, fuck, gain, gain ground, gall, game, get, get ahead, get even, get it on, get laid, goal, ground, hat trick, have, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, hole up, homer, hump, incision, invalidate, jazz, kick, know, lie with, line, love, love, make, make headway, make love, make out, match, measure, music, musical notation, notch, number, open frame, orchestrate, par, par, percentile, persuade, point, prick, pull ahead, put down, quartile, rancor, rancour, rating, reach, reason, record, resentment, run, safety, scarify, scotch, scratch, screw, scribe, seduction, set, sheet music, sleep with, slit, spare, strike, success, sway, tally, ten-strike, test, touchdown, valuate, valuation, value, vie, walk, win, write

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Score\, v. i.
    1. To keep the score in a game; to act as scorer.
    
    2. To make or count a point or points, as in a game; to
       tally.
    
    3. To run up a score, or account of dues.
    
    
  2. \Score\ (sk[=o]r), n. [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.
    sk[*a]ra. See {Shear}.]
    1. A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a
       tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose
       of account.
    
             Whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books
             but the score and the tally, thou hast caused
             printing to be used.                  --Shak.
    
    2. An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence,
       indebtedness.
    
             He parted well, and paid his score.   --Shak.
    
    3. Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.
    
             But left the trade, as many more Have lately done on
             the same score.                       --Hudibras.
    
             You act your kindness in Cydaria's score. --Dryden.
    
    4. The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score
       or tally; hence, in pl., a large number.
    
             Amongst three or four score hogsheads. --Shak.
    
             At length the queen took upon herself to grant
             patents of monopoly by scores.        --Macaulay.
    
    5. A distance of twenty yards; -- a term used in ancient
       archery and gunnery. --Halliwell.
    
    6. A weight of twenty pounds. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    7. The number of points gained by the contestants, or either
       of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket.
    
    8. A line drawn; a groove or furrow.
    
    9. (Mus.) 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. --Moore (Encyc. of Music).
    
    {In score} (Mus.), having all the parts arranged and placed
       in juxtaposition. --Smart.
    
    {To quit scores}, to settle or balance accounts; to render an
       equivalent; to make compensation.
    
             Does not the earth quit scores with all the elements
             in the noble fruits that issue from it? --South.
    
    
  3. \Score\ (sk[=o]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scored}
    (sk[=o]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scoring}.]
    1. 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.
    
             Let us score their backs.             --Shak.
    
             A briar in that tangled wilderness Had scored her
             white right hand.                     --M. Arnold.
    
    2. Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for
       indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a
       tally.
    
    3. To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or
       account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
    
             Madam, I know when, Instead of five, you scored me
             ten.                                  --Swift.
    
             Nor need I tallies thy dear love to score. --Shak.
    
    4. To engrave, as upon a shield. [R.] --Spenser.
    
    5. To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
    
    6. (Mus.) To write down in proper order and arrangement; as,
       to score an overture for an orchestra. See {Score}, n., 9.
    
    7. (Geol.) To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the
       rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in
       the drift epoch.
    
    
 

 

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