score-n; 13 Senses

Sense Number 1: assigned quantitative value that is on a scale

Commentary: SCORE[+quality][+assigned][+value][+quantitative][+scaled] [+quantity][+tally][+point][+test]

The colleges were impressed by Sally's high scores on the SAT.
The professor will post the scores of the final exam on the office door next Tuesday.
That skater's score is probably not high enough to win a medal.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a written form, document, of a musical composition

Commentary: SCORE[+entity][+artifact][+document][+composition][+musical]

The composer left a copy of his score at the publisher's office.
A rare Beethoven score was auctioned at Sotheby's today for 1.5 million dollars.
The pianist studied the score of the sonata.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: the music used in a film or play

Commentary: SCORE[+entity][+abstract][+structure][+auditory][+music][+accompaniment][+for_drama]

The score of that new film uses music from both Madonna and Sting.
Critics say the score of this new musical is lacking in memorable melodies.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3a

Sense Number 4: the tallied points of a game, at a given time

Commentary: SCORE[+quantity][+tally][+point][+game]

The score at the bottom of the sixth inning was tied 3-3.
What was the final score of last night's game?
Mary and John were both keeping score at the bridge party.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 5: the event of making a point in a game

Commentary: SCORE[+event][+procurement][+point][+game]
NOTE: implies an act by an agent that results in adding a point to a current tally

The rookie's score in the final inning led the team to victory.
The referee said Sally's score didn't count because she committed a foul.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 10

Sense Number 6: the successful procurement of desired goods

Commentary: SCORE[+event][+procurement][+goods][+desired]
NOTE: informal, slang usage

It was his second score of heroine in three days.
The two friends bragged about their scores at the sorority house.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 11

Sense Number 7: a set of 20 things of a kind

Commentary: SCORE[+quantity][+set][+20_member]

He is selling two score of eggs today for the price of one.
A score of miners lost their lives in the accident.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 8: lots of, or many of something

Commentary: SCORE[+quantity][+approximation][+many]

He sent scores of resumes out to companies all around the country.
The beautiful actress had suitors by the score.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2a

Sense Number 9: having a referential connection to a stated topic or subject

Commentary: SCORE[+relation][+connection][+referential]
NOTE: 'score' here is almost a pronominal reference to an earlier nominal.

He tried to blame Mary, but his success on that score was doubtful.
As to the rumored layoffs, the CEO had nothing to say on that score.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 10: a grudge or resentment

Commentary: SCORE[+state][+situation][+resentment][+grudge]

This attempt to settle an old score through violence will only incite more of the same.
Mary evened the score with her gossipy coworker by spreading a rumor about him.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 9

Sense Number 11: money that is owed, as in a restaurant

Commentary: SCORE[+quantity][+money][+owed]

Let's settle the score at the bar and get a table for dinner.
John told the grocer to add the chops to his score and he'd pay the bill next week.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 7

Sense Number 12: the real or factual situation or context

Commentary: SCORE[+state][+situation][+factual]

When it comes to real estate, Bob really knows the score.
So what's the score with Tom and Jane anyway?
I don't want to send him as our delegate because he just doesn't know the score yet.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6

Sense Number 13: a slight cut in a physical surface

Commentary: SCORE[+form][+indentation][+notch][+shallow][+on_surface]

The chef made a light score across the meat with a small knife.
Something very sharp must have made this score on the glass table top.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 8