get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance
make underscoring marks
a set of twenty members
assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar)
a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest
the act of scoring in a game or sport
a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse
the facts about an actual situation
a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages
a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.
An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness.
Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.
The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number.
A distance of twenty yards;
A weight of twenty pounds.
The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket.
A line drawn; a groove or furrow.
The original and entire draught, or its transcript, of a composition, with the parts for all the different instruments or voices written on staves one above another, so that they can be read at a glance;
To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash.
Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.
To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
To engrave, as upon a shield.
To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. see score, n., 9.
To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of new england and the western states were scored in the drift epoch.