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Overview of noun scores

The noun scores has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings

(a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers")


Overview of noun score

The noun score has 11 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (18) mark, grade, score

(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?")

2. (8) score, musical score

(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")

3. (4) score

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

4. (4) score

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

5. (1) score, account

(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")

6. (1) score

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

7. score

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

8. score, scotch

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

9. grudge, score, grievance

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

10. score

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

11. sexual conquest, score

(a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse; "calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang")


Overview of verb score

The verb score has 7 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (18) score, hit, tally, rack up

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

2. (12) score, nock, mark

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

3. (3) score, mark

(make underscoring marks)

4. score

(write a musical score for)

5. seduce, score, make

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

6. score

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

7. grade, score, mark

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

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