rescore

score

[skawr, skohr]
noun, plural scores, score for 11.
1.
the record of points or strokes made by the competitors in a game or match.
2.
the total points or strokes made by one side, individual, play, game, etc.
3.
an act or instance of making or earning a point or points.
4.
Education, Psychology. the performance of an individual or sometimes of a group on an examination or test, expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol.
5.
a notch, scratch, or incision; a stroke or line.
6.
a notch or mark for keeping an account or record.
7.
a reckoning or account so kept; tally.
8.
any account showing indebtedness.
9.
an amount recorded as due.
10.
a line drawn as a boundary, the starting point of a race, a goal line, etc.
11.
a group or set of 20: about a score of years ago.
12.
scores, a great many: Scores of people were at the dance.
13.
a reason, ground, or cause: to complain on the score of low pay.
14.
Informal.
a.
the basic facts, point of progress, etc., regarding a situation: What's the score on Saturday's picnic?
b.
a successful move, remark, etc.
15.
Music.
a.
a written or printed piece of music with all the vocal and instrumental parts arranged on staves, one under the other.
b.
the music itself.
c.
the music played as background to or part of a movie, play, or television presentation.
16.
Slang.
a.
a success in finding a willing sexual partner; sexual conquest.
b.
a purchase or acquisition of illicit drugs, as heroin or cocaine.
c.
a single payoff obtained through graft by a police officer, especially from a narcotics violator.
d.
a successful robbery; theft.
e.
any success, triumph, happy acquisition, gift, or win.
f.
the victim of a robbery or swindle.
verb (used with object), scored, scoring.
17.
to gain for addition to one's score in a game or match.
18.
to make a score of: He scored 98 on the test.
19.
to have as a specified value in points: Four aces score 100.
20.
Education, Psychology. to evaluate the responses a person has made on (a test or an examination).
21.
Music.
a.
to orchestrate.
b.
to write out in score.
c.
to compose the music for (a movie, play, television show, etc.)
22.
Cookery. to cut ridges or lines into (meat, fish, etc.) with shallow slashes, usually in a diamond pattern, before cooking.
23.
to make notches, cuts, marks, or lines in or on.
24.
to record or keep a record of (points, items, etc.), by or as if by notches, marks, etc.; tally; reckon (often followed by up ).
25.
to write down as a debt.
26.
to record as a debtor.
27.
to gain, achieve, or win: The play scored a great success.
28.
Slang.
a.
to obtain (a drug) illicitly.
b.
to steal.
c.
to acquire; be given.
29.
to berate or censure: The newspapers scored the mayor severely for the announcement.
30.
to crease (paper or cardboard) so that it can be folded easily and without damage.
verb (used without object), scored, scoring.
31.
to make a point or points in a game or contest.
32.
to keep score, as of a game.
33.
to achieve an advantage or a success: The new product scored with the public.
34.
to make notches, cuts, lines, etc.
35.
to run up a score or debt.
36.
Slang.
a.
to succeed in finding a willing sexual partner; have coitus.
b.
to purchase or obtain drugs illicitly.
c.
to elicit and accept a bribe.
Idioms
37.
pay off/settle a score, to avenge a wrong; retaliate: In the Old West they paid off a score with bullets.

Origin:
before 1100; (noun) Middle English; late Old English scora, score (plural; singular *scoru) group of twenty (apparently orig. notch) < Old Norse skor notch; (v.) Middle English scoren to incise, mark with lines, tally debts < Old Norse skora to notch, count by tallies; later v. senses derivative of the noun; akin to shear

scoreless, adjective
scorer, noun
nonscoring, adjective
outscore, verb (used with object), outscored, outscoring.
rescore, verb, rescored, rescoring.
unscored, adjective
unscoring, adjective
well-scored, adjective
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score (skɔː)
 
n (foll by of)
1.  an evaluative, usually numerical, record of a competitive game or match
2.  the total number of points made by a side or individual in a game or match
3.  the act of scoring, esp a point or points
4.  informal the score the actual situation; the true facts: to know the score
5.  (US), (Canadian) the result of a test or exam
6.  a group or set of twenty: three score years and ten
7.  a great number; lots: I have scores of things to do
8.  music
 a.  the written or printed form of a composition in which the instrumental or vocal parts appear on separate staves vertically arranged on large pages (full score) or in a condensed version, usually for piano (short score) or voices and piano (vocal score)
 b.  the incidental music for a film or play
 c.  the songs, music, etc, for a stage or film musical
9.  a mark or notch, esp one made in keeping a tally
10.  an account of amounts due
11.  an amount recorded as due
12.  a reason or account: the book was rejected on the score of length
13.  a grievance
14.  a.  a line marking a division or boundary
 b.  (as modifier): score line
15.  informal the victim of a theft or swindle
16.  dancing notation indicating a dancer's moves
17.  informal over the score excessive; unfair
18.  settle a score, pay off a score
 a.  to avenge a wrong
 b.  to repay a debt
 
vb
19.  to gain (a point or points) in a game or contest
20.  (tr) to make a total score of: to score twelve
21.  to keep a record of the score (of)
22.  (tr) to be worth (a certain amount) in a game
23.  (US), (Canadian) (tr) to evaluate (a test or exam) numerically; mark
24.  (tr) to record by making notches in
25.  to make (cuts, lines, etc) in or on
26.  slang (intr) to obtain something desired, esp to purchase an illegal drug
27.  slang (intr) (of a man) to be successful in seducing a person
28.  (tr)
 a.  to set or arrange (a piece of music) for specific instruments or voices
 b.  to write the music for (a film, play, etc)
29.  to achieve (success or an advantage): your idea really scored with the boss
30.  chiefly (US), (Canadian) (tr) to criticize harshly; berate
31.  to accumulate or keep a record of (a debt)
 
[Old English scora; related to Old Norse skor notch, tally, twenty]
 
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score
late O.E. scoru "twenty," from O.N. skor "mark, tally," also, in Icelandic, "twenty," from P.Gmc. *skura-, from PIE base *(s)ker- "to cut" (cf. O.E. sceran; see shear). The connecting notion is perhaps counting large numbers (of sheep, etc.) with a notch in a stick for each
20. This counting notion is the origin of the modern sense in sports (1742, originally in whist). In O.Fr., "twenty" (vint) or a multiple of it could be used as a base, e.g. vint et doze ("32"), dous vinz et diz ("50"). Meaning "printed piece of music" first recorded 1701, from the practice of connecting related staves by scores of lines. The verb meaning "to cut with incisions or notches" is attested from c.1400; the slang sense "achieve intercourse" first recorded 1960.
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score (skôr)
n.
A result of a test or examination, usually expressed numerically.

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