Scores of people attended the rally.
Scored a success in the play.
On the score of poverty.
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.
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.
You have nothing to worry about on that score.
Score a test.
To score a resounding success.
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.
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.)