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score

Definitions by Oxford


[skɔː], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the number of points, goals, runs, etc. achieved in a game or by a team or an individual
(e.g: the final score was 4–3 to Royston)

- a group or set of twenty or about twenty
(e.g: a score of men lost their lives in the battle)

- a written representation of a musical composition showing all the vocal and instrumental parts arranged one below the other.

- a notch or line cut or scratched into a surface
(e.g: check the shaft for scratches and scores)


Phrases:
- keep score
- know the score
- on that score
- on the score of
- score points
- settle a score

Origin:
late Old English scoru ‘set of twenty’, from Old Norse skor ‘notch, tally, twenty’, of Germanic origin; related to shear. The verb (late Middle English) is from Old Norse skora ‘make an incision’


[skɔː], (Verb)

Definitions:
- gain (a point, goal, run, etc.) in a competitive game
(e.g: McCartney scored a fine goal)

- orchestrate or arrange (a piece of music), typically for a specified instrument or instruments
(e.g: the Quartet Suite was scored for flute, violin, viola da gamba, and continuo)

- cut or scratch a notch or line on (a surface)
(e.g: score the card until you cut through)

- examine (experimentally treated cells, bacterial colonies, etc.), making a record of the number showing a particular character
(e.g: the aim should be to score between fifty and one hundred mitotic cells)


Phrases:
- keep score
- know the score
- on that score
- on the score of
- score points
- settle a score

Origin:







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