What is score?

  • (noun): The facts about an actual situation.
    Example: "He didn't know the score"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on score, scores:

United States At The 2004 Summer Olympics - Equestrian - Dressage
... round 1 Qualifying round 2 Freestyle final Total Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Robert Dover Kennedy Individual 71.625 9 Q 74.04 6 Q 78.475 7 74.713 ...
United States At The 2004 Summer Olympics - Volleyball - Beach
16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Standing Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Dain Blanton, Jeff Nygaard Men's Prosser ...
Heavy Metal (film) - Score
... Unusual for the time, an LP recording of Elmer Bernstein's score was released alongside the soundtrack in 1981, and it featured the composer's first use of the ondes martenot, an instrument which became a ... On March 13, 2008, Film Score Monthly released an official, expanded CD release of Bernstein's score, which he conducted ... The score was performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with the London Voices and Jeanne Loriod on the ondes Martenot ...
Ghostbusters - Music - Score
... Ghostbusters Original Motion Picture Score Film score by Elmer Bernstein Released 2006 Genre Classical, electronic Length 6802 Label Varèse Sarabande The film score was composed by Elmer ... The score was commercially released in 2006 as Ghostbusters Original Motion Picture Score by Varèse Sarabande ... Original Motion Picture Score No ...
Jerry Goldsmith - Film and Television Scoring - 1980s
... The score for Poltergeist garnered him a nomination for an Academy Award, though he lost again to fellow composer John Williams for E.T ... and his Oscar and Golden Globe nominated score to the political drama Under Fire (1983) in which he used the ethnic sounds of a South American pan flute, synthetic ... many of his compositions became increasingly laced with synthetic elements such as his scores for the horror sequel Psycho II (1983), the comedy horror film Gremlins (1984 ...

More definitions of "score":

  • (verb): Make small marks into the surface of.
    Example: "Score the clay before firing it"
    Synonyms: nock, mark
  • (verb): Make underscoring marks.
    Synonyms: mark
  • (noun): A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance).
    Example: "What was your score on your homework?"
    Synonyms: mark, grade
  • (noun): A written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages.
    Example: "He studied the score of the sonata"
    Synonyms: musical score
  • (verb): Induce to have sex.
    Example: "Did you score last night?"
    Synonyms: seduce, make
  • (noun): A number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest.
    Example: "The score was 7 to 0"
  • (noun): A resentment strong enough to justify retaliation.
    Example: "Settling a score"
    Synonyms: grudge, grievance
  • (noun): A slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally).
    Synonyms: scotch
  • (noun): A seduction culminating in sexual intercourse.
    Example: "Calling his seduction of the girl a 'score' was a typical example of male slang"
    Synonyms: sexual conquest
  • (noun): The act of scoring in a game or sport.
    Example: "The winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
  • (noun): Grounds.
    Example: "He tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful"
    Synonyms: account
  • (verb): Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation.
    Example: "Score the SAT essays"
    Synonyms: grade, mark
  • (verb): Get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance.
    Example: "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200"
  • (noun): A set of twenty members.
    Example: "A score were sent out but only one returned"
  • (noun): An amount due (as at a restaurant or bar).
    Example: "Add it to my score and I'll settle later"
  • (verb): Write a musical score for.

Famous quotes containing the word score:

    Gargantua, at the age of four hundred four score and forty- four years begat his son Pantagruel, from his wife, named Badebec, daughter of the King of the Amaurotes in Utopia, who died in child-birth: because he was marvelously huge and so heavy that he could not come to light without suffocating his mother.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)

    I have a Vision of the Future, chum.
    The workers’ flats in fields of soya beans
    Tower up like silver pencils, score on score.
    Sir John Betjeman (1906–1984)

    How many miles to Babylon?
    Three score and ten.
    Can I get there by candlelight?
    Yes, and back again.
    Mother Goose (fl. 17th–18th century. How many miles to Babylon? (l. 1–4)