Synonyms of score


1. mark, grade, score, evaluation, valuation, rating

usage: 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?"

2. score, musical score, sheet music

usage: 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"

3. score, number

usage: a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"

4. score, set

usage: a set of twenty members; "a score were sent out but only one returned"

5. score, account, reason, ground

usage: 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"

6. score, fact

usage: the facts about an actual situation; "he didn't know the score"

7. score, debt

usage: an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar); "add it to my score and I'll settle later"

8. score, scotch, incision, scratch, prick, slit, dent

usage: a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)

9. grudge, score, grievance, resentment, bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour

usage: a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding a grudge"; "settling a score"

10. score, success

usage: the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"

11. sexual conquest, score, seduction, conquest

usage: a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse; "calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang"


1. score, hit, tally, rack up, gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground

usage: gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"

2. score, nock, mark, notch

usage: make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"

3. score, mark, record, enter, put down

usage: make underscoring marks

4. score, compose, write

usage: write a musical score for

5. seduce, score, make, persuade

usage: induce to have sex; "Harry finally seduced Sally"; "Did you score last night?"; "Harry made Sally"

6. score, achieve, accomplish, attain, reach

usage: get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance; "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200"

7. grade, score, mark, measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value

usage: assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"

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Definition and meaning of score (Dictionary)