What is score?

  • (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
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on score:

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 ... 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 ... The score was commercially released in 2006 as Ghostbusters Original Motion Picture Score by Varèse Sarabande ... Original Motion Picture Score No ...
United States At The 2004 Summer Olympics - Volleyball - Beach
... Semifinals Final Standing Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Dain Blanton, Jeff Nygaard Men's Prosser – Williams (AUS ...
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 ... Goldsmith later returned in 1986 to compose the more synthetic score to Poltergeist II, the first of its two sequels. 1982), the action classic First Blood (1982), and his Oscar and Golden Globe nominated score to the political drama Under Fire (1983) in which he used the ...
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 78.47 ...

More definitions of "score":

  • (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.
  • (noun): The act of scoring in a game or sport.
    Example: "The winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
  • (noun): The facts about an actual situation.
    Example: "He didn't know the score"
  • (noun): Grounds.
    Example: "He tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful"
    Synonyms: account
  • (noun): A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance).
    Example: "What was your score on your homework?"
    Synonyms: mark, grade
  • (verb): Get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance.
    Example: "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200"
  • (verb): Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation.
    Example: "Score the SAT essays"
    Synonyms: grade, mark
  • (verb): Induce to have sex.
    Example: "Did you score last night?"
    Synonyms: seduce, make
  • (noun): A set of twenty members.
    Example: "A score were sent out but only one returned"
  • (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): A number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest.
    Example: "The score was 7 to 0"
  • (verb): Make small marks into the surface of.
    Example: "Score the clay before firing it"
    Synonyms: nock, mark
  • (noun): A slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally).
    Synonyms: scotch
  • (verb): Make underscoring marks.
    Synonyms: mark
  • (noun): A resentment strong enough to justify retaliation.
    Example: "Settling a score"
    Synonyms: grudge, grievance

Famous quotes containing the word score:

    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)

    And there’s a score of duchesses, surpassing womankind,
    Or who have found a painter to make them so for pay
    And smooth out stain and blemish with the elegance of his mind:
    I knew a phoenix in my youth, so let them have their day.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Women who are either indisputably beautiful, or indisputably ugly, are best flattered upon the score of their understandings; but those who are in a state of mediocrity are best flattered upon their beauty, or at least their graces: for every woman who is not absolutely ugly, thinks herself handsome.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)