score (

     n 1: a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a
          student's performance); "she made good marks in
          algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your
          homework?" [syn: mark, grade]
     2: a written form of a musical composition; parts for different
        instruments appear on separate staves on large pages; "he
        studied the score of the sonata" [syn: musical score]
     3: a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an
        individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"
     4: a set of twenty members; "a score were sent out but only one
     5: grounds; "don't do it on my account"; "the paper was
        rejected on account of its length"; "he tried to blame the
        victim but his success on that score was doubtful" [syn: account]
     6: the facts about an actual situation; "he didn't know the
     7: an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar); "add it to my
        score and I'll settle later"
     8: a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to
        keep a tally) [syn: scotch]
     9: a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding
        a grudge"; "settling a score" [syn: grudge, grievance]
     10: the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score
         came with less than a minute left to play"
     11: a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse; "calling his
         seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of
         male slang" [syn: sexual conquest]
     v 1: gain points; "The home team scored many times" [syn: hit,
          tally, rack up]
     2: make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before
        firing it" [syn: nock, mark]
     3: make underscoring marks [syn: mark]
     4: write a musical score for
     5: induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you
        score last night?" "Harry made Sally" [syn: seduce, make]
     6: get a certain score; "She scored high on the SAT"; "He
        scored a 200"
     7: assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation;
        "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
        [syn: grade, mark]