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Score Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • 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?" ,
  • 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" ,
  • a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0" ,
  • a set of twenty members; "a score were sent out but only one returned" ,
  • 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" ,
  • the facts about an actual situation; "he didn't know the score" ,
  • an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar); "add it to my score and I'll settle later" ,
  • a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally) ,
  • a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding a grudge"; "settling a score" , 10. the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play" , 1
  • a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse; "calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang"

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Score Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The word score can have several meanings. Originally it meant: keeping count of something by making notches in a tally stick. This might be for keeping count of how much money they owed (e.g. how much tax or debt).

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'Score' example sentence in quotations


* You cannot go around and keep score. If you keep score on the good things and the bad things, you'll find out that you're a very miserable person. God gave man the ability to forget, which is one of the greatest attributes you have. Because if you remember everything that's happened to you, you generally remember that which is the most unfortunate. - Hubert Humphrey

* Billy Hey I'm trying to score points with the teacher today. DON'T SCREW IT UP. 3rd Grader I dare you to touch her boobs. Billy Touch her boobs That's assault brotha...... Ya double dare me - Billy Madison

* I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say I felt like de Kooning, who was asked to comment on a certain abstract painting, and answered in the negative. He was then told it was the work of a celebrated monkey. 'That's different. For a monkey, it's terrific.' - Igor Stravinsky


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Score Sample Sentences in News


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  • How to score free stuff on Thanksgiving and Black Friday
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