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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 19
4. The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number.
5. A weight of twenty pounds.
6. The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket.
8. To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.
9. A distance of twenty yards; - a term used in ancient archery and gunnery.
10. 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; -- so called from the bar, which, in its early use, was drawn through all the parts.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To keep the score in a game; to act as scorer.
2. To make or count a point or points, as in a game; to tally.
3. To run up a score, or account of dues.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. 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.
2. Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.
5. To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
6. To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.
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