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Synonyms for score

go down well with (someone)

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points

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twenty

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lots

on this or that score

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  • on this or that subject
  • as far as (something) is concerned
  • in this or that respect
  • as regards this or that
  • on this or that matter

score points off someone

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score something out or through

settle a score

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  • get your own back on someone
  • retaliate
  • repay someone
  • hit back (at someone)
  • pay (someone) back (in their own coin)
  • get even with someone
  • give (someone) a taste of their own medicine
  • avenge something
  • give an eye for an eye
  • give like for like or tit for tat
  • requite someone's actions

the score

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Synonyms for score

an incision, a notch, or a slight cut made with or as if with a knife

the total number of points made by a contestant, side, or team in a game or contest

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a very large number of things grouped together

to gain (a point or points) in a game or contest

to evaluate and assign a grade to

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to succeed in doing

to do or fare well

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a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)

a written form of a musical composition

a set of twenty members

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grounds

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the facts about an actual situation

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an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar)

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a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)

a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation

a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse

make small marks into the surface of

make underscoring marks

write a musical score for

induce to have sex

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get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance

assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation

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In this creative spot, he pokes fun at his All-Star image while scoring points for our winning lineup of new pot pies from Boston Market Frozen Meals," said John Carroll, managing director of Heinz Frozen Foods.
He said: "I'm still very happy on how the weekend went considering we qualified into Q3 and came close to scoring points once again.
Complications arise when Kate decides to make her movie more about Elizabeth's tenuous relationships with her ex-husband (Gary Sinise), his annoyingly conceited young lover (Light Eternity) and Max (Shalhoub), a sweet suitor as interested in advancing his acting career as he is in scoring points with Elizabeth.
Select a team of 10 celebrities who you think will hit the headlines over the eight-week season, scoring points based on coverage in the national newspapers.
The award signifies that the Haemonetics report was the best in its category Medical Devices - as well as one of the best reports overall, scoring points for such attributes as readability, composition, educational value, graphics, and corporate responsibility.
Not only are they giving back to the community, but they're scoring points with girls and teens who may someday become future employees.
Decades" tests a player's memory of historical events from the last 50 years, with participants scoring points when they answer the correct decade.
It ain't about scoring points, because you all know I can score points.