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Carve vs. Score

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Carveverb

(archaic) To cut.

Scorenoun

The total number of goals, points, runs, etc. earned by a participant in a game.

‘The player with the highest score is the winner.’;

Carveverb

To cut meat in order to serve it.

‘You carve the roast and I'll serve the vegetables.’;

Scorenoun

The number of points accrued by each of the participants in a game, expressed as a ratio or a series of numbers.

‘The score is 8-1 even though it's not even half-time!’;

Carveverb

To shape to sculptural effect; to produce (a work) by cutting, or to cut (a material) into a finished work.

‘to carve a name into a tree’;

Scorenoun

The performance of an individual or group on an examination or test, expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol; a grade.

‘The test scores for this class were high.’;

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Carveverb

(snowboarding) To perform a series of turns without pivoting, so that the tip and tail of the snowboard take the same path.

Scorenoun

Twenty, 20 (number).

‘Some words have scores of meanings.’;

Carveverb

(figuratively) To take or make, as by cutting; to provide.

Scorenoun

A distance of twenty yards, in ancient archery and gunnery.

Carveverb

To lay out; to contrive; to design; to plan.

Scorenoun

A weight of twenty pounds.

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Carvenoun

(obsolete) A carucate.

Scorenoun

(music) The written form of a musical composition showing all instrumental and vocal parts below each other.

Carveverb

To cut.

‘Or they will carven the shepherd's throat.’;

Scorenoun

(music) The music of a movie or play.

Carveverb

To cut, as wood, stone, or other material, in an artistic or decorative manner; to sculpture; to engrave.

‘Carved with figures strange and sweet.’;

Scorenoun

Subject.

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Carveverb

To make or shape by cutting, sculpturing, or engraving; to form; as, to carve a name on a tree.

‘An angel carved in stone.’; ‘We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone.’;

Scorenoun

Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.

Carveverb

To cut into small pieces or slices, as meat at table; to divide for distribution or apportionment; to apportion.

Scorenoun

A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.

Carveverb

To cut: to hew; to mark as if by cutting.

‘My good blade carved the casques of men.’; ‘A million wrinkles carved his skin.’;

Scorenoun

An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; debt.

Carveverb

To take or make, as by cutting; to provide.

‘Who could easily have carved themselves their own food.’;

Scorenoun

a criminal act, especially:

Carveverb

To lay out; to contrive; to design; to plan.

‘Lie ten nights awake carving the fashion of a new doublet.’; ‘Fortunes were carved out of the property of the crown.’;

Scorenoun

A robbery.

‘Let's pull a score!’;

Carveverb

To exercise the trade of a sculptor or carver; to engrave or cut figures.

Scorenoun

A bribe paid to a police officer.

Carveverb

To cut up meat; as, to carve for all the guests.

Scorenoun

An illegal sale, especially of drugs.

‘He made a big score.’;

Carvenoun

A carucate.

Scorenoun

A prostitute's client.

Carveverb

form by carving;

‘Carve a flower from the ice’;

Scorenoun

A sexual conquest.

Carveverb

engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface;

‘carve one's name into the bark’;

Scoreverb

(transitive) To cut a notch or a groove in a surface.

‘The baker scored the cake so that the servers would know where to slice it.’;

Carveverb

cut to pieces;

‘Father carved the ham’;

Scoreverb

(intransitive) To record the tally of points for a game, a match, or an examination.

Scoreverb

(ambitransitive) To obtain something desired.

Scoreverb

To earn points in a game.

‘It is unusual for a team to score a hundred goals in one game.’; ‘Pelé scores again!’;

Scoreverb

To achieve (a score) in e.g. a test.

Scoreverb

(slang) To acquire or gain.

‘I scored some drugs last night.’; ‘Did you score tickets for the concert?’;

Scoreverb

To extract a bribe.

Scoreverb

To obtain a sexual favor.

‘Chris finally scored with Pat last week.’;

Scoreverb

(transitive) To provide (a film, etc.) with a musical score.

Scoreinterjection

Acknowledgement of success

Scorenoun

A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.

‘Whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used.’;

Scorenoun

An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness.

‘He parted well, and paid his score.’;

Scorenoun

Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.

‘But left the trade, as many moreHave lately done on the same score.’; ‘You act your kindness in Cydaria's score.’;

Scorenoun

The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number.

‘Amongst three or four score hogsheads.’; ‘At length the queen took upon herself to grant patents of monopoly by scores.’;

Scorenoun

A distance of twenty yards; - a term used in ancient archery and gunnery.

Scorenoun

A weight of twenty pounds.

Scorenoun

The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket.

Scorenoun

A line drawn; a groove or furrow.

Scorenoun

The original and entire draught, or its transcript, of a composition, with the parts for all the different instruments or voices written on staves one above another, so that they can be read at a glance; - so called from the bar, which, in its early use, was drawn through all the parts.

Scorenoun

the grade received on an examination, such as those given in school or as a qualifying examination for a job or admission to school; - it may be expressed as a percentage of answers which are correct, or as a number or letter; as, a score of 98 in a civil service exam.

‘Does not the earth quit scores with all the elements in the noble fruits that issue from it?’;

Scoreverb

To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash.

‘Let us score their backs.’; ‘A briar in that tangled wildernessHad scored her white right hand.’;

Scoreverb

Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.

Scoreverb

To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge.

‘Madam, I know when,Instead of five, you scored me ten.’; ‘Nor need I tallies thy dear love to score.’;

Scoreverb

To engrave, as upon a shield.

Scoreverb

To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.

Scoreverb

To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.

Scoreverb

To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.

Scoreverb

To keep the score in a game; to act as scorer.

Scoreverb

To make or count a point or points, as in a game; to tally.

Scoreverb

To run up a score, or account of dues.

Scoreverb

To succeed in finding a partner for sexual intercourse; to make a sexual conquest.

Scoreverb

To purchase drugs illegally.

Scorenoun

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

‘she made good marks in algebra’; ‘grade A milk’; ‘what was your score on your homework?’;

Scorenoun

a written form of a musical composition; parts for different instruments appear on separate staves on large pages;

‘he studied the score of the sonata’;

Scorenoun

a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest;

‘the score was 7 to 0’;

Scorenoun

a set of twenty members;

‘a score were sent out but only one returned’;

Scorenoun

grounds;

‘don't do it on my account’; ‘the paper was rejected on account of its length’; ‘he tried to blame the victim but his success on that score was doubtful’;

Scorenoun

the facts about an actual situation;

‘he didn't know the score’;

Scorenoun

an amount due (as at a restaurant or bar);

‘add it to my score and I'll settle later’;

Scorenoun

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

Scorenoun

a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation;

‘holding a grudge’; ‘settling a score’;

Scorenoun

the act of scoring in a game or sport;

‘the winning score came with less than a minute left to play’;

Scorenoun

a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse;

‘calling his seduction of the girl a `score' was a typical example of male slang’;

Scoreverb

gain points in a game;

‘The home team scored many times’; ‘He hit a home run’; ‘He hit .300 in the past season’;

Scoreverb

make small marks into the surface of;

‘score the clay before firing it’;

Scoreverb

make underscoring marks

Scoreverb

write a musical score for

Scoreverb

induce to have sex;

‘Harry finally seduced Sally’; ‘Did you score last night?’; ‘Harry made Sally’;

Scoreverb

get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance;

‘She scored high on the SAT’; ‘He scored a 200’;

Scoreverb

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

‘grade tests’; ‘score the SAT essays’; ‘mark homework’;

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