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Definitions of score:
  • noun:   the act of scoring in a game or sport
    Example: "The winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
  • noun:   the facts about an actual situation
    Example: "He didn't know the score"
  • noun:   a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
    Example: "He studied the score of the sonata"
  • noun:   a set of twenty members
    Example: "A score were sent out but only one returned"
  • noun:   grounds
    Example: "He tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful"
  • noun:   a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest
    Example: "The score was 7 to 0"
  • noun:   a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
  • noun:   an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar)
    Example: "Add it to my score and I'll settle later"
  • noun:   a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse
    Example: "Calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang"
  • noun:   a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
    Example: "Settling a score"
  • noun:   a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
    Example: "What was your score on your homework?"
  • verb:   make underscoring marks
  • verb:   gain points in a game
    Example: "The home team scored many times"
  • verb:   get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance
    Example: "She scored high on the SAT"
  • verb:   make small marks into the surface of
    Example: "Score the clay before firing it"
  • verb:   write a musical score for
  • verb:   assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
    Example: "Score the SAT essays"
  • verb:   induce to have sex
    Example: "Did you score last night?"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #42166)

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