What is score?

  • (noun): Grounds.
    Example: "He tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful"
    Synonyms: account
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on score:

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 Bernstein, and is ... 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
3) Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Standing Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Dain Blanton ...
Heavy Metal (film) - Score
... 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 trademark of ... 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 ...
United States At The 2004 Summer Olympics - Equestrian - Dressage
... Horse Event Qualifying 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 ...
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 ... 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 ethnic sounds of a South American pan flute ...

More definitions of "score":

  • (verb): Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation.
    Example: "Score the SAT essays"
    Synonyms: grade, mark
  • (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
  • (noun): A slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally).
    Synonyms: scotch
  • (noun): The act of scoring in a game or sport.
    Example: "The winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
  • (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
  • (verb): Get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance.
    Example: "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200"
  • (verb): Write a musical score for.
  • (verb): Make small marks into the surface of.
    Example: "Score the clay before firing it"
    Synonyms: nock, 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
  • (verb): Make underscoring marks.
    Synonyms: mark
  • (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): An amount due (as at a restaurant or bar).
    Example: "Add it to my score and I'll settle later"
  • (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): The facts about an actual situation.
    Example: "He didn't know the score"

Famous quotes containing the word score:

    A man who is a politician at forty is a statesman at three score and ten. It is at this age, when he would be too old to be a clerk or a gardener or a police-court magistrate, that he is ripe to govern a country.
    W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1965)

    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)

    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)