Adjective "Scored" definition and examples

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The number of points, goals, runs, etc. achieved in a game or by a team or an individual.
  1. 'Fans and players alike know that as long as the ball is in the air as the final buzzer sounds, a team can still score and win the game provided the score is close enough.'
  2. 'The final score reflected the home team's dominance, although the Oxford athletes put on a good show and should be encouraged by their performances at such an early stage of the season.'
  3. 'UW used a balanced scoring attack to double up the Paladins by a final score of 64-32.'
  4. 'The Lancers, however, were able to hold onto their lead, and won the game by a final score of 60-51.'
  5. 'You're going to wind up with realistic final scores, not 60-points-for-each-side shoot-outs.'
  6. 'The close game turned out to be low scoring, with a final score of 18-12, all points scored in the first half.'
  7. 'Waterloo won by a score of 78-67, notching their fifth win of the season.'
  8. 'Despite a six-point lead at half time, the Clan narrowly escaped defeat with a final score of 76-72 in the exhibition game.'
  9. 'Soon after, Western brought it down for a third goal and the final score was 3-0.'
  10. 'Hammond went on to say the game was closer than the final score indicated, as Waterloo rebounded from conceding two goals in the first half with a Crawford marker in the second half.'
  11. 'The only other score of the game came at the end of the third quarter for the Pipers on a 23-yard field goal attempt.'
  12. 'Tim Bauer helped to seal the win, with a 50-yard kick return that set up the final score of the game, a three point penalty kick, also by Mr. Bauer.'
  13. 'Munson snuck into the end zone from two yards out for the Scots' second touchdown score.'
  14. 'Test scores increase, reading levels rise, and teachers report fewer disciplinary problems.'
  15. 'Section 4 proposes a formula for computing members' research output scores that takes into account quality, quantity and contribution aspects.'
  16. 'Customers' satisfaction scores were based on their perceptions of companies' prices, quality, and ability to meet expectations.'
  17. 'Impressive test scores and grades help, of course.'
  18. 'An equal percentage felt the same way about customer satisfaction scores.'
  19. 'Grades and test scores are important, but what a student can bring to a university community can sometimes be even more significant.'
  20. 'After dividing the class in half, everyone got their partners who were to record their time scores.'
  21. 'Women with higher scores were more likely to eat nutritional food and exercise during pregnancy, said the authors.'
  22. 'Parental size and peripregnancy variables by pattern of change in weight standard deviation scores between zero and two years.'
  23. 'Moreover, the rating scores for the non-native speakers were lower in level tones than contour tones, suggesting different degrees of difficulty for each tone.'
  24. '‘What's wrong Simon? What's the score?’'
  25. 'robbers usually case a score a few times before they go in'
A group or set of twenty or about twenty.
  1. 'Doyle's success brought imitators by the score'
  2. 'The others, just a score in all, crowded around him in the underbrush, shaking rain from their leather armor.'
  3. 'For a city with hotels by the score, Seattle can be a tough place to find a bed.'
  4. 'There have been rallies and vigils by the score in small towns.'
  5. 'In India, cattle are there by the score, because of the Hindu faith.'
  6. 'Today, with tourists in too much of a rush to stop, much less linger, the number of tables has shrunk to a score or so.'
  7. 'In the eighteenth century the great naturalist, Gilbert White of Selborne, paid a man to shoot blackbirds by the score every spring to protect his fruit trees.'
  8. 'A score of men crowded the little courtyard visible at the end of the alley.'
  9. 'Now he's at it again, wiping out landmarks by the score.'
  10. 'Indeed, one has to wonder for a community that has spawned scores of spelling bee champions and science finalists, but has painfully few athletes, runners and players.'
  11. 'The nation's doctors and hospitals should be able to trim scores of billions per year by avoiding health-care costs that occur when drugs are used incorrectly.'
  12. 'Islam is a religion with hundreds of millions of followers in scores of diverse countries.'
  13. 'Birding can mean sitting on your deck with a pair of binoculars and an iced tea or trekking through rugged mountains trying to identify scores of species in a single day.'
  14. 'The city has been fast to approve scores of high-rise condominiums lining Queens Quay, generating substantial tax revenue in the process.'
  15. 'It was designed on a grand scale, obviously, to handle probably thousands of trucks boarding scores of ships.'
  16. 'Although the FDA maintains that generics are identical to their brand name counterparts, scores of readers have reported problems.'
  17. 'His pianistic influence on Thelonious Monk, Abdullah Ibrahim and Stan Tracey, to name only three of scores of disciples, is evident throughout Piano in the Foreground.'
  18. 'Once you decide to step in this city, scores of attractions await your encounter.'
  19. 'The cave system ran for scores of miles, and even now, forty years after its discovery, had yet to be fully explored.'
A written representation of a musical composition showing all the vocal and instrumental parts arranged one below the other.
  1. 'Although he wrote scores for cello, voice, and orchestra, Chopin regarded the keyboard as supreme.'
  2. 'To further avoid any misunderstandings about his scores he would often write messages on them for engravers when he wanted to clarify notational details.'
  3. 'She sold many of his musical scores and manuscripts to the Smithsonian Institute in 1991.'
  4. 'For more than 1,000 years composers have undertaken to write down their most direct experiences and directions in the code books we call musical scores.'
  5. 'Both composers wrote scores that were imbued with the spirit of incipient Czech nationalism.'
  6. 'That explains in part the title of this CD, which refers specifically to a description he often wrote in his scores to evoke a fanciful mood or gesture.'
  7. 'I have transfer students who consistently ignore fingerings I write in the score.'
  8. 'Although the text becomes critical in providing the words, the musical score typically becomes no more than a minor visual prompt, if that.'
  9. 'Anyone who could write three such imposing scores would have to be numbered among America's finest composers.'
  10. 'The top floor features bedrooms, the Maestro's old study-work room, and copious shelving for books, musical scores and the like.'
  11. 'After some 200 film scores, Elmer Bernstein was considered one of the last of the giants in the world of movie music.'
  12. 'Thus, as diegetic music returns in the film's original score, it links scenes together, and adds to the film's unity.'
  13. 'The Emmy award winning score works to enhance and drive the story along, not just accompany it.'
  14. 'It is beautiful music and one of the best film scores of the '80s.'
  15. 'Electronic compositions are more orchestral in their approach and are similar to the music heard in film scores.'
  16. 'He now has a grand total of 40 movie scores and four Emmy awards, a Tony and three Golden Globe awards to go with his three Oscars.'
  17. 'In his lifetime, Berlin supplied the score for 19 films, six of them starring Fred Astaire.'
  18. 'However, Walton is most remembered for his splendid scores for films starring Laurence Olivier.'
  19. 'It has probably been the most fulfilling computer game score I've written so far.'
  20. 'What is your philosophy in composing your film scores?'
A notch or line cut or scratched into a surface.


    Gain (a point, goal, run, etc.) in a competitive game.
    1. no object 'Wilson outstripped his marker to score'
    2. 'We scored the first basket, but still ended up losing.'
    3. 'Notice that a winning declarer must score at least as many points as her bid.'
    4. 'On April 16th he scored a total of 61 points against the Atlanta Hawks setting a new NBA record.'
    5. 'Mark scored one of the most amazing baskets ever, it was unbelievable.'
    6. 'In the event of an absolute tie, the hands are thrown out and no one scores for the poker game.'
    7. 'Jake scored another basket, getting high-fives from his gym team.'
    8. 'To score the maximum number of points, he must take exactly the number of tricks he called.'
    9. 'Back and forth they went for several minutes, until finally he scored the winning shot.'
    10. 'No one scored again until the third period when we crowded the front of the net and the point took a slapshot that the goalie never saw.'
    11. 'Plus, coming in off a two-game losing streak in which they scored a total of 17 points, the team's mind-set can't be positive.'
    12. 'Our judges will be scoring him out of a hundred based on the usual criteria.'
    13. 'a yes answer scores ten points'
    14. 'This is the fourth year in a row that federal agencies have scored low marks for computer security.'
    15. 'The higher card wins and that player sets that card aside scoring the number of pips on it.'
    16. 'When all the tricks have been played each side scores the value of cards it has won in tricks.'
    17. 'Teachers, parents and governing bodies - all want children to score high marks so they can get into the best colleges.'
    18. 'The three rings score 5, 10 or 15 points if the disk lands within them respectively.'
    19. 'And quibbles they are: as a film which, from the outset, devotes itself unashamedly to style over substance, it scores top marks.'
    20. 'At the end of each hand the winner scores the total value of all the cards remaining in the hands of the other players.'
    21. 'As our exam system relies a lot on the written word, he scores low marks.'
    22. 'To use myself as a counterexample, in psychological tests I always score off the charts in the rational measures (thinking vs. feeling, judgement vs. perception).'
    23. 'I played this game with a number of friends, including a few professional singers, and even they became infuriated that they were scoring low marks with songs they knew by heart.'
    24. 'Routines are scored on technical skills, routine skills, safety and infractions, and overall impression.'
    25. 'Abe Herbst singled, scoring Norman and Lang'
    26. 'In 1986, he scored a spectacular success when he isolated the gene associated with retinoblastoma, a fierce form of eye cancer.'
    27. 'Look for volunteer opps or unpaid internships, and score some job experience that's truly priceless.'
    28. 'She scored a major victory when she secured a ban on the export of charcoal in northeast Somalia.'
    29. 'The 2nd Brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division (on camera) scored a significant success earlier in the day.'
    30. 'You will be popular and score a victory over enemies.'
    31. 'The pioneer of cheap chic is scoring by selling designer lines at mass-market prices'
    32. 'That '74 film scored an Oscar nomination for best adapted screenplay, and was seen as a landmark.'
    33. 'So it's Monday morning, and perhaps you scored some names and numbers at the bar over the weekend.'
    34. 'When it comes to scoring sexy, rock-hard arms, your shoulders are a critical link.'
    35. 'From its first appearance on the New York art-scene it scored a triumph with collectors.'
    36. 'He does not radiate the same enjoyment in scoring off Tony Blair as he did when his main targets were the Crown and Conservatism, both social and political.'
    37. 'Sally had scored some acid'
    38. 'Deena rarely saw her mom because her mom was always away partying and trying to score drugs.'
    39. 'Did she spend most of her nights with him driving around scoring heroin in the projects, buying needles from a corner store on the Ridge?'
    40. 'Relationship issues become secondary to the never-ending cycle of seeking, scoring, and using heroin.'
    41. 'Not to mention an opportunity to score plenty of craft-type stuff from local Pagan artisans.'
    42. 'After a stay in hospital, mother and baby were discharged, but her first action on getting out was to score some heroin.'
    43. 'Even the one older character, Rory, is a screwed-up social worker who scores drugs from his clients.'
    44. 'I score a glass of champagne and drift off with the melodies of the pygmies echoing in my head.'
    45. 'He's gone to a half-dozen events and first scored at the Bryant Park rally, with a woman sitting next to him on the grass.'
    46. 'The guys who do manage to score outside are hardy souls - hardier than the ones flirting in the relative safety of the bar.'
    47. 'Of course the double standard is really unfair, but I don't think it's particularly cool for people to sleep around just to score, when there's no real lasting attachment.'
    48. 'But unless we scored with an eager couple, this sexual nirvana was strictly off-limits to us single males.'
    49. 'He was a male groupie who managed to score all the female groupies.'
    50. 'Finally, after decades of foreplay, a gay man on TV scored.'
    51. 'Straight men who want to score with their women look to us for advice.'
    Orchestrate or arrange (a piece of music), typically for a specified instrument or instruments.
    1. 'The violoncello piccolo is used in Cantata BWV 6, but not in the sixth Cello Suite #6, for which the piece was scored.'
    2. 'The elusive first movement is followed by a scherzo scored for wind instruments only, complemented by a slow movement for singing strings.'
    3. 'Pierrot Lunaire, performed in Berlin in 1912, was scored for eight instruments and a voice for which relative pitches were notated to form a speech-melody.'
    4. 'Also like Shostakovich, Tishchenko has scored his symphony for a large orchestra, which he nevertheless uses sparingly.'
    5. 'What are the typical steps you go through in the process of composing, scoring and recording a track, and how long does this usually take?'
    6. 'Mansurian, however, has scored these pieces for various combinations of viola, voice, piano, and percussion.'
    7. 'So, I will be working with Martinu's Double Concerto - scored for two strings orchestras, piano and timpani.'
    8. 'Milhaud originally scored it for a small orchestra, then, due to its great success, transcribed it for duet.'
    9. 'The Third Symphony, scored for full orchestra with prominent solo duties for the guitar, was written almost six years later.'
    10. 'Charles Gounod's Petite symphonie is scored for flute and eight winds.'
    11. 'he'd previously scored the first and fifth films'
    12. 'The music is captivating with John Williams scoring one of the most beautiful soundtracks ever.'
    13. 'Films were never scored in quite the same way again.'
    14. 'Apparently Spain's best and 2nd most famous film director heard it in a record shop in Barcelona and instantly knew who he wanted to score his next film.'
    15. 'Here's a wild stab at populational psychoanalysis: all electronic artists secretly harbor the desire to score films.'
    16. 'The composer's primary task in scoring films is to come up with original music that fits the film and helps the film stand as something unique.'
    17. 'The music coordinators must have run out of ideas because much of the film is scored with other movie soundtracks.'
    18. 'Where did you mix, edit, and score the film and how long did it take you?'
    19. 'This piece features dozens of clips from films and short subjects Smith scored during his lengthy career at the Walt Disney Studios.'
    20. 'Ferguson, who eventually scored many Hollywood films, favored this controlled system.'
    21. 'It's like scoring for a movie: Is he a good guy or a bad guy?'
    22. 'The film scored Best Atlantic Documentary and won him a Most Promising Director statuette.'
    Cut or scratch a notch or line on (a surface)
    1. 'Carefully place the pastry rounds on a large non-stick baking sheet and score the surface in a diamond pattern, using the tip of a small sharp knife.'
    2. 'A compassionate old woman, the deep lines of time scored into her bird face, stares down at me, the last thing I need.'
    3. 'He put his hands down on the table, letting his claws score the wooden surface lightly.'
    4. 'Dark marks were scored across her muzzle in dreadful lines that were a reminder of the scars that distorted my own face and she moved slowly, painfully.'
    5. 'Italics indicate lines scored in the left margin by Melville in his text of Paradise Lost.'
    6. 'Its white sides are scored and scratched, and my vines have spilled over the edge of the deck.'
    7. 'Tap the nail set on the mark just enough to score the glazing on the tile, but not too hard.'
    8. 'Bravo to whomever boldly scored that black mark through the red tag!'
    9. 'Their faces are completely scored by vertical eraser marks leaving only a bare trace of their features.'
    10. 'To allow the steam to penetrate behind the wallpaper, nonporous wallpaper such as vinyl must first be scored with a puncturing roller or rough sandpaper before steaming.'
    11. '‘Further entries were scored out in black felt-tip marker pen and cannot be read by the naked eye,’ said the tribunal report.'
    12. 'a slate on which the old man scored up vast accounts'
    Examine (experimentally treated cells, bacterial colonies, etc.), making a record of the number showing a particular character.
    1. 'One hundred randomly selected metaphase cells were scored for the presence of chromatid gaps and breaks.'

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    1. the record of points or strokes made by the competitors in a game or match.

    2. the total points or strokes made by one side, individual, play, game, etc.

    3. an act or instance of making or earning a point or points.

    4. Education, Psychology. the performance of an individual or sometimes of a group on an examination or test, expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol.

    5. a notch, scratch, or incision; a stroke or line.

    6. a notch or mark for keeping

    More examples(as adjective)

    "deficits can be scored into halves."

    "records can be scored by players."

    "backs can be scored with efforts."

    "goals can be scored."

    "gains can be scored."

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