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noun as in total, points

noun as in musical arrangement

noun as in obligation; account payable

verb as in keep count

verb as in cut, nick

verb as in write a musical arrangement

Strongest match

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Example Sentences

Tavakoli and the scores of other activists, bloggers, journalists and lawyers jailed in Iran deserve our unwavering support.

The film helps to draw scores of visitors to this sleepy river town year after year.

Among the scores of bystanders watching their small town turn into war zone was a Marine veteran who was close with Stone.

Hundreds were beaten, scores injured, including elderly passers- by and foreign journalists.

Right now, however, government is perceived as failing on both scores.

Of course there were scores of others after the same charge, but with his old influence he need not have worried.

My old eyes have seen themay, and these old hands touched them too; for I have helped her scores of times.

Oh, sir, a deal of business—We have been washing down old scores, and getting vigour for new.

Those few natives who had hitherto proved faithful began to desert in scores.

Under favourable conditions they may journey scores of miles from the shore.


On this page you'll find 154 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scores, such as: count, account, grade, amount, average, and tally.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.