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1score/ˈskoɚ/noun
pluralscores
1score
/ˈskoɚ/
noun
pluralscores
Learner's definition of SCORE  
[count] 
: the number of points, goals, runs, etc., that each player or team has in a game or contest
   b chiefly US : the number of points that someone gets for correct answers on a test, exam, etc.
[count] 
: a document showing all the notes of a piece of music
   b : the music that is written for a movie or play
[count] : a mark or cut that is made in a surface with a sharp object
formal + literary [count] 
pluralscore
 
: the number 20
   b : a group of 20 people or things
— see also fourscorethreescore
scores [plural]formal : a large number or amount of people or things— usually + of

by the score

: in large numbers or amounts

even the score

: to get enough points, goals, runs, etc., to have the same score as your opponent: to tie the score in a game
: to harm or punish someone who has harmed you

keep score

: to officially record the number of points, goals, runs, etc., that each player or team gets in a game or contest— sometimes used figuratively

know the score

informal
: to have a good understanding of a situation

on that/this score

: with regard to the thing that is being discussed

settle a/the score

: to harm or punish someone who has harmed you
2score/ˈskoɚ/verb
scoresscoredscoring
2score
/ˈskoɚ/
verb
scoresscoredscoring
Learner's definition of SCORE  
: to get points, goals, runs, etc., in a game or contest
[no object]
[+ object]
   b [+ object] : to be worth (a particular number of points) in a game or contest
: to officially record the number of points, goals, runs, etc., that each player or team gets in a game or contest
[no object]
[+ object]
: to give (someone or something) a grade or a particular number of points based on the number of correct answers on a test, the quality of a performance, etc.
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to write the music for (a movie, play, etc.)
[+ object] : to mark or cut the surface of (something) with a sharp object
[+ object] : to achieve or earn (something)
[no object] : to have success
slang : to buy or get (illegal drugs)
[+ object]
[no object]
   b [+ object]US, informal : to get (something)
[no object]slang : to have sex with someone and especially with someone you do not know well

score off

[phrasal verb]
score off (someone)British, informal 
: to say or do something in order to get an advantage over (someone)
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