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score

score

 
 
pronunciation:
skor
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the record of the total points earned in a game or test.
I got a perfect score on the spelling test.
synonyms:
grade, tally
similar words:
mark
definition 2: the printed or written form of a musical piece.
A musical score shows all the parts that are played or sung.
 
synonyms:
music
definition 3: a group of twenty.
A score of musicians made up the band.Mom was born two score years ago.
definition 4: the making of a goal, run, or basket in sports.
The forward had a score on that play.
similar words:
goal
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: scored, scores, scoring
definition 1: to add up the points of a contest.
Our P.E. teacher scored the basketball game.
synonyms:
tally
similar words:
add up, calculate, count, notch, record, register, total
definition 2: to give a grade to.
The teacher scored our tests and returned them the next day.
similar words:
evaluate, grade, judge, mark, rank, rate
definition 3: to make a point in a contest.
Omar scored one run in the baseball game.
similar words:
accumulate, achieve, attain, earn, get, make, tally
definition 4: to achieve or win.
I scored a big win when I made the honor roll.
similar words:
achieve, attain, capture, earn, gain, register, seize, take, win
derivation: scorer (n.)
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