- The total number of points earned by a participant in a game.
- The is 4-0 although it's not even half-time!
- (archaic) Twenty, 20 (number).
- Some words have scores of meanings.
verb (scor, ing)
- 1863 November 19, Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address, based on the signed "Bliss Copy"
- : "Four and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."
- (music) A book or set of pages showing all the parts for a musical composition.
- (cricket) A presentation of how many runs a side has scored, and how many wickets have been lost.
- England had a of 107 for 5 at lunch.
- (cricket) The number of runs scored by a batsman, or by a side, in either an innings or a match.
- 2005, w:Plato, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. w:Stephanus pagination, 245e.
- : Well, although we haven't discusse the views of all those who make precise reckonings of being and not <being>, we've done enough on that .
- (intransitive) To earn points in a game.
Etymology: From the scora, notch (and hence, a tally). (For twenty: The mark on a tally made by drovers for every twenty beasts passing through a tollgate.)
- Pelé scores again!
- (transitive) To earn points in a game.
- It is unusual for a team to a hundred goals in one game.
- (transitive) To scratch (paper or cardboard) with a sharp implement to make it easier to fold.
- (transitive) (slang) To obtain (usually used in reference to illegal drugs, but often sex with a casual partner).
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