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Meaning of score

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      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}, {score}]
      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: {score}, {musical
      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: {score},
      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: {score}, {scotch}]
      9: a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding a
         grudge"; "settling a score" [syn: {grudge}, {score},
      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}, {score}]
      v 1: gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times";
           "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season" [syn:
           {score}, {hit}, {tally}, {rack up}]
      2: make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before
         firing it" [syn: {score}, {nock}, {mark}]
      3: make underscoring marks [syn: {score}, {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},
         {score}, {make}]
      6: get a certain number or letter indicating quality or
         performance; "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}, {score}, {mark}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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