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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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That same lead, however, would not be considered as safe against a run-and-shoot offense that specializes in scoring points in a hurry.
Andreas Stylianou gained a highly-contested third place in the dark blue belt finals, again scoring points for Newcastle.
But once again, the partisans seem more interested in scoring points and in firing up the base than in actually resolving their differences.
Anglers scored points based on the weight of fish caught in eight matches and Dennis showed consistency, scoring points in six of the eight matches.
HOW many people are fed up with listening to politicians waste time scoring points off each other instead of achieving worthwhile results?
LEED-certified buildings achieve the designation by meeting strict energy and environmental design criteria and scoring points in five areas: sustainable site planning, water efficiency and safeguards, energy efficiency and renewable energy use, conservation of materials and resources, and indoor environmental quality.
The competition then enters a knockout stage with drivers again scoring points, but this time going head-to-head on the track.