On the score of poverty.
Score a test.
Scored a success in the play.
You have nothing to worry about on that score.
An example of score is when a hockey game is 2:2.
An example of score is when you earn a 100 percent on your test.
An example of score is when you understand who is in charge of a house.
To score a resounding success.
An example of score is when you get the ball through the hoop in a basketball game.
An example of score is when you do something to make your mother-in-law like you.
An example of score is when you get a great new job.
Scores of people attended the rally.
The score stood tied in the bottom of the ninth inning.
Settle an old score.
Score a touchdown.
A basket scores two points.
Scored both runners with a double.
Scored two tickets to the play.
Scores made on ice by skates.
A touchdown scores 6
The test scores for this class were high.
It is unusual for a team to score a hundred goals in one game.
The baker scored the cake so the servers would know where to slice it.
Chris finally scored with Pat last week.
Other Word Forms
Origin of score
- Middle English crack, scratch, tally stick, tally of twenty from Old English scoru (attested only in the sense “twenty”) from Old Norse skor notch, tally stick, tally of twenty sker-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From the Old English scora (“notch") (hence, a tally). (For twenty: The mark on a tally made by drovers for every twenty beasts passing through a tollgate.)