1. [ verb ] (sport) gain points in a game
Synonyms: hit rack_up tally

"The home team scored many times" "He hit a home run" "He hit .300 in the past season"

Related terms: gain walk have equalize par shoot ace kick eagle convert convert convert hole_up homer scorer compete
2. [ noun ] (education) a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
Synonyms: mark grade

"she made good marks in algebra" "grade A milk" "what was your score on your homework?"

Related terms: evaluation quartile centile grade_point decile rate grade
3. [ verb ] make small marks into the surface of
Synonyms: mark nock

"score the clay before firing it"

Related terms: notch scribe scotch scarify line scar mark scorer
4. [ noun ] (music,fine art) a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
Synonyms: musical_score

"he studied the score of the sonata"

Related terms: sheet_music musical_notation
5. [ noun ] a set of twenty members

"a score were sent out but only one returned"

Related terms: set
6. [ noun ] (mathematics,sport) a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest

"the score was 7 to 0"

Related terms: number game par basketball_score eagle football_score double-bogey duck birdie baseball_score love match bowling_score bogey double_eagle point
7. [ verb ] make underscoring marks
Synonyms: mark
Related terms: record cancel mark
8. [ noun ] grounds
Synonyms: account

"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"

Related terms: reason
9. [ noun ] the facts about an actual situation

"he didn't know the score"

Related terms: fact
10. [ verb ] (music) write a musical score for
Related terms: compose orchestrate music
11. [ adjective ] denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units
Synonyms: 20 twenty xx
Related terms: cardinal
12. [ verb ] (sexuality) induce to have sex
Synonyms: make seduce

"Harry finally seduced Sally" "Did you score last night?" "Harry made Sally"

Related terms: persuade seduce seducer love
13. [ noun ] (business) an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar)

"add it to my score and I'll settle later"

Related terms: debt
14. [ noun ] a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
Synonyms: scotch
Related terms: incision scotch
15. [ noun ] (sport) the act of scoring in a game or sport

"the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"

Related terms: success goal run bull's_eye touchdown conversion field_goal strike conversion equalizer basket hat_trick break safety open_frame spare
16. [ verb ] get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance

"She scored high on the SAT" "He scored a 200"

Related terms: achieve test mark
17. [ noun ] a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
Synonyms: grudge grievance

"holding a grudge" "settling a score"

Related terms: resentment stew
18. [ verb ] assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
Synonyms: mark grade

"grade tests" "score the SAT essays" "mark homework"

Related terms: measure grading grader gradation
19. [ noun ] (sexuality) a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse
Synonyms: sexual_conquest

"calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang"

Related terms: seduction seduce
Similar spelling:   Schor