Definition of score :
1. A distance of twenty yards; - a term used in ancient archery and gunnery.
2. A line drawn; a groove or furrow.
3. A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.
4. A weight of twenty pounds.
5. Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.
6. An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness.
7. Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.
8. The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket.
9. The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number.
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.
11. To engrave, as upon a shield.
12. To keep the score in a game; to act as scorer.
13. To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
14. To make or count a point or points, as in a game; to tally.
15. To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
16. 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.
17. To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.
18. To run up a score, or account of dues.
19. To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.
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calculation (part of speech: noun)
approximation, conclusion, computation, inference, arithmetic, algorithm, division, valuation, judgement, estimation, measurement, thought, calculus, enumeration, assessment, consideration, reckoning, evaluation, quantification, calculation, multiplication, algebra, mathematics, presumption, supposition, triangulation, system, appraisal, method, statistics, deduction, determination
notch (part of speech: verb)
engrave (part of speech: verb)
five or more (part of speech: noun)
hexad, septuple, octave, hundredfold, billion, octavo, million, hundred, fourscore, duodecimo, teens, sextuple, octet, trillion, decennium, grand, jillion, gross, sevenfold, thousand, sixfold, dozen, decade, octagon
blemish (part of speech: verb)
eyesore, defacement, fleck, scrape, rift, chip, deform, notch, mark, weal, slit, spot, speck, distortion, brand, discoloration, discolor, freckle, scab, spoilage, hurt, impurity, wart, stigma, splotch, disfigure, crack, distort, deface, nick, damage, deformity, taint, hack, pockmark, dot, sore, flaw, hole, scratch, imperfection, mar, blister, drawback, check, defect, abrasion, fracture, lesion, spoil, blemish, stain, abrade, disfigurement, gash, tarnish, blot, scuff, fault, scar, blotch, kink
order (part of speech: verb)
frame, subordinate, cast, mediate, arrange, class, compose, methodize, unsnarl, screen, harmonize, pigeonhole, orchestrate, prepare, place, devise, collate, group, array, sift, sort, stabilize, type, classify, schematize, establish, categorize, adjust, unify, right, integrate, order, structure, stratify, separate, regulate, marshal, chart, organize, shape, set, fix, control, balance, design, settle, support, form, grade, maintain, normalize
calculate (part of speech: verb)
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music (part of speech: noun)
concert, arrangement, ballad, air, ballet, hymn, chorus, music, carol, composition, melody, ditty, lullaby, instrumental, psalm, bebop, tune, lyric, syncopation, quartet, harmony, symphony, jazz, song, blues, sonata, concerto, aria, vocalization, serenade
list (part of speech: verb)
history, registry, list, annals, tabulate, daybook, lexicon, thesaurus, docket, roster, dictionary, file, digest, bill, scrapbook, invoice, detail, journal, scroll, log, calendar, book, repertory, diary, recount, blank-book, collect, notebook, treasury, bank-book, menu, statement, annual, yearbook, catalog, census, collection, manifest, roll, logbook, register, itemization, chronicle, recording, itemize, note, cash book, ledger, documentation, tablet, journalize, inventory, summarize, storybook, pad, index, store, workbook, document, record, album, budget, novel, summary, table, audit, waybill
measure (part of speech: verb)
acquire (part of speech: verb)
annex, claim, catch, land, assume, acquire, get, wrangle, lure, heap, obtain, take, capture, harvest, bag, corner, reap, incur, purchase, buy, pocket, accumulate, net, procure, retrieve, win, secure, amass, palm, receive, fetch, garner
- So that left him out of the score, or at least so it seemed. - "An Artist in Crime", Rodrigues Ottolengui.
- And he called out again after another while and two score answered him. - "The King of Ireland's Son", Padraic Colum.
- And yet you may believe that they ought to know by heart what they had been singing for two- score years! - "Tartarin of Tarascon", Alphonse Daudet.