• The total number of goals, points, runs, etc. earned by a participant in a game.
  • The number of points accrued by each of the participants in a game, expressed as a ratio or a series of numbers.
  • The performance of an individual or group on an examination or test, expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol; a grade.
  • Twenty, 20.
  • An amount of money won in gambling; winnings.
  • A distance of twenty yards, in ancient archery and gunnery.
  • A weight of twenty pounds.
  • The written form of a musical composition showing all instrumental and vocal parts below each other.
  • The music of a movie or play.
  • Subject.
  • Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.
  • A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.
  • An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; debt.
  • a criminal act, especially:
  • A sexual conquest.



  • Acknowledgement of success


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  • From Middle English score, skore, schore, from Old English scoru ("notch; tally; score"), from Old Norse skor, from Proto-Germanic *skurō ("incision; tear; rift"), which is related to *skeraną.
  • Cognate with Icelandic skora, Swedish skåra, Danish skår. Related to shear.
  • (For twenty: The mark on a tally made by drovers for every twenty beasts passing through a tollgate.)

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