• Scoring Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Scorn
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Score

Grading, Marking,

• Score Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To make or count a point or points, as in a game; to tally.
  2. (v. i.) To keep the score in a game; to act as scorer.
  3. (v. i.) To run up a score, or account of dues.
  4. (n.) A line drawn; a groove or furrow.
  5. (n.) Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.
  6. (v. t.) 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.
  7. (v. t.) To engrave, as upon a shield.
  8. (n.) The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number.
  9. (n.) An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness.
  10. (v. t.) To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
  11. (v. t.) To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
  12. (n.) The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket.
  13. (v. t.) To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.
  14. (n.) A distance of twenty yards; -- a term used in ancient archery and gunnery.
  15. (n.) A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.
  16. (n.) To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.
  17. (v. t.) Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.
  18. (n.) A weight of twenty pounds.
  19. (n.) 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.

Account, Grade, Grievance, Grudge, Hit, Make, Mark, Nock, Scotch, Seduce, Tally,