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  Definition of Score
  1. a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse; "calling his seduction of the girl a `score'' was a typical example of male slang"
  2. the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
  3. 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?"
  4. the facts about an actual situation; "he didn''t know the score"
  5. 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"
  6. a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding a grudge"; "settling a score"
  7. a set of twenty members; "a score were sent out but only one returned"
  8. 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. a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"
  10. a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
  11. an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar); "add it to my score and I''ll settle later"
  12. assign a grade or rank to, according to one''s evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
  13. make underscoring marks
  14. gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
  15. get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance; "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200"
  16. make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
  17. induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally"
  18. write a musical score for
Similar Words: mark, grade, musical score, grudge, grievance, account, scotch, hit, tally, rack up, nock, seduce, make


Hyponyms: bull's eye, goal, strike, ten-strike, spare, open frame, break, safety, touchdown, field goal, conversion, run, tally, basket, hat trick, break of serve, equalizer, grade point, percentile, centile, decile, quartile, bowling score, football score, baseball score, basketball score, birdie, bogey, double-bogey, duck, duck's egg, eagle, double eagle, game, love, match, par, cancel, invalidate, shoot, convert, homer, kick, hole up, ace, walk, equalize, equalise, get even, have, get, make, test, scarify, scotch, scribe, line, orchestrate


Grouped Verbs: scar, mark, pock, pit, seduce


Entailments: compete, vie, contend, love


Derivational Morphology: seduce, make, hit, tally, rack up, grade, mark, rate, rank, range, order, place, stew, grudge, scotch, nock, marking, grading, scoring, scorekeeper, scorer, gradation, graduation, grader, crisscross, cross, marker, run, print, seduction, conquest, seducer, ladies' man, lady killer, musical score


Anagrams: Corse


Language Translations:
Chinese: 得分   Dutch: stand  
Finnish: tilanne   French: nombre  
German: Spielergebnis   Hungarian: eredmény  
Italian: punteggio   Japanese: スコア  
Korean: 득점   Portuguese: marcador  
Romanian: scor   Russian: счёт  
Spanish: tantos   Swedish: poängsumma  
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