scorer


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score

 (skôr)
n.
1. Sports & Games
a. A usually numerical record of a competitive event: keeping score.
b. The total number of points made by each competitor or side in a contest, either final or at a given stage: The score stood tied in the bottom of the ninth inning.
c. The number of points attributed to a competitor or team.
2. A result, usually expressed numerically, of a test or examination.
3.
a. An amount due; a debt.
b. A grievance that is harbored and requires satisfaction: settle an old score.
4. A ground; a reason: You have nothing to worry about on that score.
5. A group of 20 items.
6. scores Large numbers: Scores of people attended the rally.
7. Music
a. The notation of a musical work.
b. The written form of a composition for orchestral or vocal parts.
c. The music written for a film or a play.
8. Slang
a. The act of securing an advantage, especially a surprising or significant gain: "He had dropped out of school and gone for that quick dollar, that big score" (Peter Goldman).
b. The act or an instance of buying illicit drugs.
c. A successful robbery.
d. An instance of having sexual intercourse with a desired partner.
9. A notch or incision, especially one that is made to keep a tally.
v. scored, scor·ing, scores
v.tr.
1. To achieve or accomplish: scored a success in the play.
2. Sports & Games
a. To achieve or gain in a game or contest: score a touchdown.
b. To count or be worth as points: A basket scores two points.
c. To keep a written record of the score or events of (a game or contest).
d. Baseball To cause (a base runner) to cross home plate, especially by getting a hit: scored both runners with a double.
3. To evaluate and assign a grade to: score a test.
4. Music
a. To orchestrate (a piece of music).
b. To arrange for a specific instrument.
5. To criticize cuttingly; berate.
6. Slang
a. To succeed in acquiring: scored two tickets to the play.
b. To succeed in obtaining (an illicit drug): "Aging punks try to impress her with tales of ... the different drugs they've scored" (Art Jahnke).
7.
a. To mark (a piece of paper or wood, for example) with lines or notches, especially for the purpose of keeping a record.
b. To cancel or eliminate by superimposing lines.
c. To mark the surface of (meat, for example) with usually parallel cuts.
v.intr.
1. Sports & Games
a. To make a point or points in a game or contest.
b. To record the score or progress of a game or contest.
2. Slang
a. To achieve a purpose or advantage, especially to make a surprising gain or coup: "They ... score in places like the bond market" (Mike Barnicle).
b. To succeed in having sexual relations with a desired partner.
c. To succeed in buying or obtaining an illicit drug.

[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; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

scor′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scorer - a player who makes a score in a game or contestscorer - a player who makes a score in a game or contest
player, participant - a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
2.scorer - a logger who marks trees to be felled
faller, feller, logger, lumberjack, lumberman - a person who fells trees
3.scorer - an official who records the score during the progress of a game
official - someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"
Translations
الشَّخْص الذي يُسَجِّل عَدَد الأهْدافمُسَجِّل الأهْداف
zapisovačzapisovač stavu
målscorerpointførerpointscorer
pontozópontszerző
skoraristigateljari
zapisovateľ výsledkov
golcüpuan kaydedicisayı tutucusayı/gol vb. yapan kimse

scorer

[ˈskɔːrəʳ] N (= person keeping score) → persona f que va apuntando los resultados; (= player) (also goal scorer) → él/la m/f que marca un gol
he is top scorer in the leaguees el principal goleador en la liga, ha marcado más goles que ningún otro en la liga
the scorers were Juan and Pablomarcaron los goles Juan y Pablo

scorer

[ˈskɔːrər] n
(in football)buteur/euse m; (in rugby, cricket, basketball)marqueur/euse m/f
(keeping score)marqueur/euse m/f

scorer

n
(Ftbl etc: = player) → Torschütze m/-schützin f; to be the top scorerdie meisten Punkte machen; (Ftbl etc) → die meisten Tore schießen; Chelsea were the highest scorersChelsea schoss die meisten Tore; he is the leading scorer in the competitioner hat die meisten Punkte or (Ftbl) → Tore im Wettbewerb erzielt

scorer

[ˈskɔːrəʳ] n (keeping score) → segnapunti m/f inv; (player) → marcatore/trice

score

(skoː) plurals scores (after a number or a word signifying a quantity) score noun
1. the number of points, goals etc gained in a game, competition etc. The cricket score is 59 for 3.
2. a written piece of music showing all the parts for instruments and voices. the score of an opera.
3. a set or group of twenty. There was barely a score of people there.
verb
1. to gain (goals etc) in a game etc. He scored two goals before half-time.
2. (sometimes with off or out) to remove (eg a name) from eg a list by putting a line through it. Please could you score my name off (the list)?; Is that word meant to be scored out?
3. to keep score. Will you score for us, please?
ˈscorer noun
1. a person who scores points, goals etc. Our team scored two goals – Smith and Brown were the scorers.
2. a person who writes down the score during eg a cricket match.
ˈscore-board noun
a usually large board on which the score is shown at a cricket match, a quiz-programme etc.
on that score
for that reason. He's perfectly healthy, so you don't need to worry on that score.
scores (of)
very many. She received scores of letters about her radio programme.
settle old scores
to get revenge for past wrongs. I have some old scores to settle with you.
References in classic literature ?
Illegible except to the scorer. The scorer not committed, the scored debited with what is against him.
The umpires were stationed behind the wickets; the scorers were prepared to notch the runs; a breathless silence ensued.
Raging Luke Scorer left Kenneth Allen, 55, seriously injured after smashing windows and the front door of his home.
Prosecutor Joe Hedworth toldNewcastle Crown Court: "They were simply related to someone who Luke Scorer wrongly believed was involved or responsible for the death of his uncle.
The bookies agree, after the 21-year-old finished as top scorer last season in the Premier League with just four.
Pakistan's highest run scorer in women's T20Is, Bismah Maroof celebrated her 28th birthday on Thursday on July 18th.
James Emmerson, a renowned scorer in England, speaking exclusively said, 'I was not at Lords on Sunday, however I am aware of the incident'.
Summary: Nottingham [UK], Jun 20 (ANI): Australia opener David Warner on Thursday displaced England batsman Jason Roy to become the highest scorer in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World Cup.
Final position: 5th Top scorer: Stephen McCavitt (14) Other star player: Stephen Acheson Season in a sentence: Far too inconsistent to properly challenge, losing a third of their games isn't good enough.
The left-handed batsman Rossouw scored 558 runs from 14 matches including one century and five half centuries with an impressive average of 69.75 while champions Comilla Victorians opener Tamim Iqbal emerged as the highest run scorer making 467 runs from 14 matches including one century and two half centuries with an average of 38.91.
Roger Pogoy may not say it but he's a true blue scorer and when TNT needed his offensive exploits, he was more than happy to oblige.
Messi hit his quadruple century in the 53rd minute of Barca's win over Eibar on Sunday to extend his record as the division's all-time top scorer.