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score

noun

1 score

A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance):
— What was your score on your homework?.

synonyms: grade, mark.

Roget 731: success, successfulness; speed; advance etc. (progress) 282.    trump card; hit, stroke, score; lucky hit, fortunate hit, ... show more

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more

Roget 537: teaching etc. v.; instruction; edification; education; tuition; tutorage, tutelage; direction, guidance; opsimathy.    qualification, ... show more

Roget 415: music; concert; strain, tune, air; melody etc. 413; aria, arietta; piece of music [Fr.], work, number, opus; ... show more

Roget 259: furrow, groove, rut, sulcus [Anat.], scratch, streak, striae, crack, score, incision, slit; chamfer, fluting; ... show more

Roget 98: five, cinque [Fr.], quint, quincux; six, half-a-dozen, half dozen; seven; eight; nine, three times three; dicker; ten, decade; ... show more

Dutch: buis, cijfer, mark, onvoldoende, punt
Polish: ocenka



2 score

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.

synonym: musical score.

Dutch: partituur, filmmuziek, sound-track, soundtrack
Polish: partytura

3 score

A number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest.

Dutch: partituur

4 score

A set of twenty members.

5 score

Grounds:
— He tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful.

synonym: account.

Roget 811: accounts, accompts; commercial arithmetic, monetary arithmetic; statistics etc. (numeration) 85; money matters, finance, budget, bill, score, reckoning, ... show more

Roget 806: debt, obligation, liability, indebtment, debit, score.    bill; check; account (credit) 805.    arrears, deferred payment, deficit, ... show more

Roget 805: credit, trust, tick, score, tally, account.    letter of credit, circular note; duplicate; mortgage, lien, debenture, paper credit, floating capital; ... show more

Roget 86: list, catalog, catalogue, inventory; register etc. (record) 551.    account; bill, bill of costs; terrier; tally, listing, ... show more

6 score

The facts about an actual situation.

7 score

An amount due (as at a restaurant or bar).

8 score

A slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally).

synonym: scotch.

Dutch: Schotten

9 score

A resentment strong enough to justify retaliation:
— Settling a score.

synonyms: grievance, grudge.

Dutch: haatdragendheid, rancune, ressentiment, verbittering, wrok
Polish: uraza

10 score

The act of scoring in a game or sport.

Dutch: scoren

11 score

A seduction culminating in sexual intercourse:
— Calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang.

synonym: sexual conquest.

verb

1 score

Gain points in a game:
— The home team scored many times.

synonyms: hit, rack up, tally.

Roget 85: number, count, tally, tell; call over, run over; take an account of, enumerate, muster, poll, recite, recapitulate; sum; ... show more

Dutch: inschieten, scoren

2 score

Make small marks into the surface of:
— Score the clay before firing it.

synonyms: mark, nock.

Roget 550: indicate; be the sign etc. n.. of; denote, betoken; argue, testify etc. (evidence) 467; bear the impress etc. ... show more

Dutch: nok

3 score

Make underscoring marks.

synonym: mark.

4 score

Write a musical score for.

5 score

Induce to have sex:
— Did you score last night?.

synonyms: make, seduce.

Dutch: bekoren, verleiden, veroveren, versieren

6 score

Get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance.

7 score

Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation:
— Score the SAT essays.

synonyms: grade, mark.


Moby thesaurus: L, Nachtmusik, Sexagesima, Vandyke, absolute music, accompaniment, accomplish, account, account current, account for, account rendered, account stated, accounts payable, accounts receivable, achieve, acquire, adapt, adaptation, add, aggregate ... show more.

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