|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)|
"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|
"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|
"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"
|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|
|Related terms:||record cancel mark|
|8.||[ 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"
|9.||[ noun ] the facts about an actual situation|
"he didn't know the score"
|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|
|12.||[ verb ] (sexuality) induce to have sex|
"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"
|14.||[ noun ] a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)|
|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|
"holding a grudge" "settling a score"
|Related terms:||resentment stew|
|18.||[ verb ] assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation|
"grade tests" "score the SAT essays" "mark homework"
|Related terms:||measure grading grader gradation|
|19.||[ noun ] (sexuality) a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse|
"calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang"
|Related terms:||seduction seduce|