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The number of points, goals, runs, etc. achieved in a game or by a team or an individual
“The final score reflected the home team's dominance, although the Oxford athletes put on a good show and should be encouraged by their performances at such an early stage of the season.”
Musical arrangement
“He knew the score before he got here.”
A lingering ill will towards a person for a real or imagined wrong
“So what is the score anyway?”
A notch or line cut or scratched into a surface
“Check the shaft for scratches and scores.”
A rating or grade, such as a mark achieved in a test
“No respondent gained a score of 25 and no respondents gained zero or one correct response.”
A large number of something
“The back few pages were filled with scores of names - nearly all of them with a vowel at the end - who had some connection with the case or were likely to be called as witnesses.”
A grievance
“I've got a score to settle with you.”
A reason
“He had resigned on the score of ill health.”
A group or set of twenty
“Three score and ten.”
Record the score during a game; act as scorer
“The important thing is to score neatly.”
To make a total score of
“A team will experience frustration and anger when they can't score in a game.”
To mark with or as if with a line or groove
“To prevent color from wicking through to an adjacent area, lightly score the boundary line with a razor blade.”
Write a musical arrangement
“I'd love to work with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra to score the music for one of his titles.”
“It's also the first South Korean film to score major studio distribution.”
“… scored her for failing to report the security breach immediately.”
“He told them he had scored with the girl.”
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