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English → English (gcide) Definition: To quit scores Score \Score\ (sk[=o]r), n. [AS. scor twenty, fr. sceran, scieran, to shear, cut, divide; or rather the kindred Icel. skor incision, twenty, akin to Dan. skure a notch, Sw. sk[*a]ra. See Shear.] 1. A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account. [1913 Webster] Whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness. [1913 Webster] He parted well, and paid his score. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf. [1913 Webster] But left the trade, as many more Have lately done on the same score. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] You act your kindness in Cydaria's score. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number. [1913 Webster] Amongst three or four score hogsheads. --Shak. [1913 Webster] At length the queen took upon herself to grant patents of monopoly by scores. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 5. A distance of twenty yards; -- a term used in ancient archery and gunnery. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 6. A weight of twenty pounds. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 7. The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket. [1913 Webster] 8. A line drawn; a groove or furrow. [1913 Webster] 9. (Mus.) 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. --Moore (Encyc. of Music). [1913 Webster] 10. 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. [PJC] In score (Mus.), having all the parts arranged and placed in juxtaposition. --Smart. To quit scores, to settle or balance accounts; to render an equivalent; to make compensation. [1913 Webster] Does not the earth quit scores with all the elements in the noble fruits that issue from it? --South. [1913 Webster] Quit \Quit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quit or Quitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Quitting.] [OE. quiten, OF. quiter, quitier, cuitier, F. quitter, to acquit, quit, LL. quietare, fr. L. quietare to calm, to quiet, fr. quietus quiet. See Quiet, a., and cf. Quit, a., Quite, Acquit, Requite.] 1. To set at rest; to free, as from anything harmful or oppressive; to relieve; to clear; to liberate. [R.] [1913 Webster] To quit you of this fear, you have already looked Death in the face; what have you found so terrible in it? --Wake. [1913 Webster] 2. To release from obligation, accusation, penalty, or the like; to absolve; to acquit. [1913 Webster] There may no gold them quyte. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] God will relent, and quit thee all his debt. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To discharge, as an obligation or duty; to meet and satisfy, as a claim or debt; to make payment for or of; to requite; to repay. [1913 Webster] The blissful martyr quyte you your meed. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Enkindle all the sparks of nature To quit this horrid act. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Before that judge that quits each soul his hire. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] 4. To meet the claims upon, or expectations entertained of; to conduct; to acquit; -- used reflexively. [1913 Webster] Be strong, and quit yourselves like men. --1 Sam. iv. 9. [1913 Webster] Samson hath quit himself Like Samson. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 5. To carry through; to go through to the end. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Never worthy prince a day did quit With greater hazard and with more renown. --Daniel. [1913 Webster] 6. To have done with; to cease from; to stop; hence, to depart from; to leave; to forsake; as, to quit work; to quit the place; to quit jesting. [1913 Webster] Such a superficial way of examining is to quit truth for appearance. --Locke. [1913 Webster] To quit cost, to pay; to reimburse. To quit scores, to make even; to clear mutually from demands. [1913 Webster] Does not the earth quit scores with all the elements in the noble fruits that issue from it? --South. [1913 Webster] Syn: To leave; relinquish; resign; abandon; forsake; surrender; discharge; requite. Usage: Quit, Leave. Leave is a general term, signifying merely an act of departure; quit implies a going without intention of return, a final and absolute abandonment. [1913 Webster]


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