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score

score

 
pronunciation:
skor
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: the total points earned in a game or test.
What was the final score of the basketball game?I got a perfect score on the spelling test.
synonyms:
tally
similar words:
mark
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: scored, scores, scoring
definition: to make a point in a contest.
Mary scored two points in the game.
similar words:
achieve, earn, get, make, tally
derivation: scorer (n.)
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