- n. A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.
- n. An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness.
- n. Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.
- n. The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number.
- n. A distance of twenty yards; -- a term used in ancient archery and gunnery.
- n. A weight of twenty pounds.
- n. The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket.
- n. A line drawn; a groove or furrow.
- n. 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.
- v. t. 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.
- v. t. Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.
- v. t. To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
- v. t. To engrave, as upon a shield.
- v. t. To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
- v. t. To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.
- n. To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.
More About scorePosition in dictionary: 87556 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., n., n., n., n., n., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t., n.,
Words that start with "score": 3
Words that end with "score": 10
Words that contain "score": 13
Next words in dictionary: scored, scorer, scoria, scoriac, scoriaceous, scoriae, scorie, scorification, scorified, scorifier
Previous words in dictionary: scorching, scorched, scorch, scorce, scorbutus, scorbutical, scorbutic, scorbute, scopulous, scopuliped