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From Средњи Енглески score, skore

, schore

, from Стари Енглески scoru (notch; tally; score), from Old Norse skor, from Пра-Германски *skurō (incision; tear; rift). Cognate with Исландски skora, Шведски skåra, Дански skår. Related to shear

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(For twenty: The mark on a tally made by drovers for every twenty beasts passing through a tollgate.)

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score (plural scores)

  1. The total number of goals, points, runs, etc. earned by a participant in a game.
    The player with the highest score is the winner.
  2. The number of points accrued by each of the participants in a game, expressed as a ratio or a series of numbers.
    The score is 8-1 even though it's not even half-time!
  3. The performance of an individual or group on an examination or test, expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol; a grade.
    The test scores for this class were high.
  4. Twenty, 20 (number).
    • 1863 November 19, Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address, based on the signed "Bliss Copy"
      "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal."
    Some words have scores of meanings.
  5. A distance of twenty yards, in ancient archery and gunnery.
    (Можете ли пронађите и додајте цитат од en на овај унос?)
  6. A weight of twenty pounds.
  7. (music) The written form of a musical composition showing all instrumental and vocal parts below each other.
  8. (music) The music of a movie or play.
    • 2013 јун 29, “Travels and travails”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8842, strana 55:
      Even without hovering drones, a lurking assassin, a thumping score and a denouement, the real-life story of Edward Snowden, a rogue spy on the run, could be straight out of the cinema. But, as with Hollywood, the subplots and exotic locations may distract from the real message: America’s discomfort and its foes’ glee.
  9. Subject.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 245e.
      Well, although we haven't discussed the views of all those who make precise reckonings of being and not [being], we've done enough on that score.
  10. Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.
  11. A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.
    • Шаблон:rfdatek
      Whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used.
  12. An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness.
  13. (US, crime, slang) a criminal act, especifically:
    1. A robbery.
      Let's pull a score!
    2. A bribe paid to a police officer.
    3. An illegal sale, especially of drugs.
      He made a big score.
    4. A prostitute's client.
  14. (US, vulgar, slang) A sexual conquest.

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