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A tally of something, especially points in a game
“The final score reflected the home team's dominance.”
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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.”
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A musical arrangement
“The composition of the film's score was about as confusing as the film's plot.”
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The facts of a given situation
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“You knew exactly what the score was when you signed up for this.”
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A notch or line cut or scratched into a surface
“This is largely because of the difficulty in producing a score in the material along which the end can be opened.”
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A grievance or grudge
“Bishop and I have a long-time score to settle, and it has nothing to do with you or your husband.”
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Something which is owed such as a debt or bill
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“He thrust his hand into his pouch for money to pay his score.”
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A reason or grounds for something
“What he gained thereby in respect of Calvinist ethic, he lost again on the score of capitalist spirit.”
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A group or set of twenty, or about twenty
“At his command, a score of ships surged into motion in a score of different directions.”
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(scores of) 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.”
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A small mark or flaw which spoils the appearance of something
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A long, narrow cut or depression in a hard material
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A long, narrow mark or band
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A goal in football
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Printed music
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The action or process of calculating or estimating something
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Background music
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A hit that allows the batter to make a complete circuit of the bases and score a run
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Bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly
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The produced result or effect of a particular process or event
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A large number of people or things
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(cricket) One side's (from when the first player begins to bat, until the last player is out) or individual player's turn to bat or the runs scored during those durations
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The written text of a play, film, or broadcast
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The situation or state of affairs
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A musical composition arranged for performance with instruments or voices differing from those originally specified
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A vast number of people or things
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The substance or general meaning of a speech or text
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Profit
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An amount that has to be paid or spent to buy or obtain something
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A large quantity of something
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A prostitute's client
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The action or crime of stealing
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The subjugation and assumption of control of a place or people by military force
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For the purpose of; in the interest of; in order to achieve or preserve
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A collection of items, typically of the same type or kind
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Evidential information used in reporting or documentation
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To achieve a score (in a game), or secure something valuable or desirable
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“To score a goal like that, you need to have peripheral vision because the defenders hardly give you time to think.”
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To record a tally of points
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“With your card ready in one hand and a hot dog slathered with mustard in the other, you're ready to score the game.”
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To buy something, especially something illicit
“He was seen casing the area, hoping to score some contraband.”
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To make an impression into, especially a surface
“To prevent color from wicking through to an adjacent area, lightly score the boundary line with a razor blade.”
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To write a musical arrangement
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“I'd love to work with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra to score the music for one of his titles.”
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To get an enthusiastic reception from
“The keys to success can be subtle differences in style or approach, but differences which nonetheless score with the audience.”
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To secure success or an advantage
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“I immediately grabbed hold of the opportunity and managed to score.”
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(vulgar, slang) To succeed in having amorous relations with
“I want you to listen to me. I'm going to say this again. I did not score with that woman.”
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(in sport) To score a point when an object is placed into an area designated for such an activity
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To lecture, scold, reprimand, or rebuke
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Cut with a wide, sweeping movement, typically using a knife or sword
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To steal (something)
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To scrape or wear away by friction
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To remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer
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To cope with, to be successful in
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To give great joy, delight or pleasure to