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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 score /ˈskor, ˈskɔr/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 分數; 得分

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Score n.
 1. A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.
    Whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used.   --Shak.
 2. An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness.
    He parted well, and paid his score.   --Shak.
 3. Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.
 But left the trade, as many more
 Have lately done on the same score.   --Hudibras.
    You act your kindness in Cydaria's score.   --Dryden.
 4. The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number.
    Amongst three or four score hogsheads.   --Shak.
    At length the queen took upon herself to grant patents of monopoly by scores.   --Macaulay.
 5. A distance of twenty yards; -- a term used in ancient archery and gunnery.
 6. A weight of twenty pounds. [Prov. Eng.]
 7. The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket.
 8. A line drawn; a groove or furrow.
 9. Mus. The original and entire draught, or its transcript, of a composition, with the parts for all the different instruments or voices written on staves one above another, so that they can be read at a glance; -- so called from the bar, which, in its early use, was drawn through all the parts.
 In score Mus., having all the parts arranged and placed in juxtaposition. --Smart.
 To quit scores, to settle or balance accounts; to render an equivalent; to make compensation.
    Does not the earth quit scores with all the elements in the noble fruits that issue from it?   --South.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Score v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scored p. pr. & vb. n. Scoring.]
 1. To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash.
    Let us score their backs.   --Shak.
 A briar in that tangled wilderness
 Had scored her white right hand.   --M. Arnold.
 2. Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.
 3. To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
 Madam, I know when,
 Instead of five, you scored me ten.   --Swift.
    Nor need I tallies thy dear love to score.   --Shak.
 4. To engrave, as upon a shield. [R.]
 5. To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
 6. Mus. To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.
 7. Geol. To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Score v. i.
 1. To keep the score in a game; to act as scorer.
 2.  To make or count a point or points, as in a game; to tally.
 3.  To run up a score, or account of dues.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a
           student's performance); "she made good marks in
           algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your
           homework?" [syn: mark, grade]
      2: a written form of a musical composition; parts for different
         instruments appear on separate staves on large pages; "he
         studied the score of the sonata" [syn: musical score]
      3: a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an
         individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"
      4: a set of twenty members; "a score were sent out but only one
      5: grounds; "don't do it on my account"; "the paper was
         rejected on account of its length"; "he tried to blame the
         victim but his success on that score was doubtful" [syn: account]
      6: the facts about an actual situation; "he didn't know the
      7: an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar); "add it to my
         score and I'll settle later"
      8: a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to
         keep a tally) [syn: scotch]
      9: a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding
         a grudge"; "settling a score" [syn: grudge, grievance]
      10: the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score
          came with less than a minute left to play"
      11: a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse; "calling his
          seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of
          male slang" [syn: sexual conquest]
      v 1: gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times";
           "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
           [syn: hit, tally, rack up]
      2: make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before
         firing it" [syn: nock, mark]
      3: make underscoring marks [syn: mark]
      4: write a musical score for
      5: induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you
         score last night?"; "Harry made Sally" [syn: seduce, make]
      6: get a certain number or letter indicating quality or
         performance; "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a
      7: assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation;
         "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
         [syn: grade, mark]