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English noun: score

1. score (cognition) a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)


SamplesShe made good marks in algebra.
Grade A milk.
What was your score on your homework?.


Synonymsgrade, mark


Broader (hypernym)evaluation, rating, valuation


Narrower (hyponym)centile, decile, grade point, percentile, quartile

2. score (communication) a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages


SamplesHe studied the score of the sonata.


Synonymsmusical score


Broader (hypernym)sheet music


Part holonymmusical notation

3. score (quantity) a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest


SamplesThe score was 7 to 0.


Broader (hypernym)number


Narrower (hyponym)baseball score, basketball score, birdie, bogey, bowling score, deficit, double eagle, double-bogey, duck, duck's egg, eagle, football score, game, lead, love, match, par, stroke


Part holonympoint

4. score (group) a set of twenty members


SamplesA score were sent out but only one returned.


Broader (hypernym)set

5. score (motive) grounds


SamplesDon'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.


Synonymsaccount


Broader (hypernym)ground, reason

6. score (cognition) the facts about an actual situation


SamplesHe didn't know the score.


Broader (hypernym)fact

7. score (state) an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar)


SamplesAdd it to my score and I'll settle later.


Broader (hypernym)debt

8. score (shape) a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)


Synonymsscotch


Broader (hypernym)dent, incision, prick, scratch, slit

9. score (feeling) a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation


SamplesHolding a grudge.
Settling a score.


Synonymsgrievance, grudge


Broader (hypernym)bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour, resentment

10. score (act) the act of scoring in a game or sport


SamplesThe winning score came with less than a minute left to play.


Broader (hypernym)success


Narrower (hyponym)basket, break, break, break of serve, bull's eye, conversion, equalizer, field goal, field goal, goal, hat trick, open frame, run, safety, spare, strike, tally, ten-strike, touchdown

11. score (act) a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse


SamplesCalling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang.


Synonymssexual conquest


Broader (hypernym)conquest, seduction


Narrower (hyponym)cuckoldry


English verb: score

1. score (competition) gain points in a game


SamplesThe home team scored many times.
He hit a home run.
He hit .300 in the past season.


Synonymshit, rack up, tally


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)advance, gain, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win


Narrower (hyponym)ace, convert, convert, convert, eagle, equalise, equalize, get, get even, have, hole up, homer, kick, make, par, shoot, walk


Entailcompete, contend, vie

2. score (contact) make small marks into the surface of


SamplesScore the clay before firing it.


Synonymsmark, nock


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)notch


Narrower (hyponym)line, scarify, scotch, scribe


Verb groupmark, pit, pock, scar

3. score (communication) make underscoring marks


Synonymsmark


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)enter, put down, record


Narrower (hyponym)cancel, invalidate

4. score (creation) write a musical score for


ExamplesSam and Sue score the movie


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)compose, write


Narrower (hyponym)orchestrate


Domain categorymusic

5. score (contact) induce to have sex


SamplesHarry finally seduced Sally.
Did you score last night?.
Harry made Sally.


Synonymsmake, seduce


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)persuade


Entailbang, be intimate, bed, bonk, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, get laid, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, hump, jazz, know, lie with, love, make love, make out, roll in the hay, screw, sleep together, sleep with


Verb groupseduce

6. score (competition) get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance


SamplesShe scored high on the SAT.
He scored a 200.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s Adjective.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)accomplish, achieve, attain, reach


Narrower (hyponym)test

7. score (cognition) assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation


SamplesGrade tests.
Score the SAT essays.
Mark homework.


Synonymsgrade, mark


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)appraise, assess, evaluate, measure, valuate, value









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