Definition of keep score
- If you're keeping score, this is the third time that he has run for mayor and lost.
: to retain in one's possession or power
: to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing
: to have in control
: the means or provisions by which one is kept
: one that keeps or protects: such as
: fortress, castle
: a group of 20 things
: an indefinitely large number
: to keep a record or account of by or as if by notches on a tally : record
: to enter in a record
: to mark with significant lines or notches (as in keeping account)
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