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 ?
The umpires were stationed behind the wickets; the scorers were prepared to notch the runs; a breathless silence ensued.
The scorer not committed, the scored debited with what is against him.
SCORERS around Durham will be able to try out the ECB's latest scoring software at an event in Chester le Street.
14 and Hamayoun Wahab 14 emerged their notable scorers.
Match results and scorers, Islamabad drew with Punjab Whites 1-1 Scorers:
The Blues have plundered 60 league goals this season from a league-high 17 different scorers and Romelu Lukaku leads the scoring charts with 24 goals.
McBookie are offering Gordon a PS50 free bet on SPFL first scorers every weekend as he tries to raise money for Yorkhill Hospital.
The online scorers were required to score at least 80 per cent marks, or 120 out of a maximum of 150, were declared successful.
Scorers for The Sheraton were David Baker and Ashley Hauxwell while Mark Lilley replied for Rosegale N&SA
Batting first, Alpha Fire UK posted 168 for eight, with Zaman (57) and Babar (36) finishing as top scorers.
Scorers are used in cricket to keep an accurate record of all runs scored, wickets taken and overs bowled.