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Dictionary definition for: Score

1. (v) gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times" "He hit a home run" "He hit .300 in the past season"

2. (n) 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?"

3. (n) 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"

4. (v) make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"

5. (v) make underscoring marks

6. (n) a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"

7. (v) write a musical score for

8. (n) a set of twenty members; "a score were sent out but only one returned"

9. (v) induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally" "Did you score last night?" "Harry made Sally"

10. (n) 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"

11. (n) the facts about an actual situation; "he didn''t know the score"

12. (v) get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance; "She scored high on the SAT" "He scored a 200"

13. (n) an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar) "add it to my score and I''ll settle later"

14. (v) assign a grade or rank to, according to one''s evaluation; "grade tests" "score the SAT essays" "mark homework"

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

16. (n) a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding a grudge" "settling a score"

17. (n) the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"

18. (n) 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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