rescore

verb re·score \ (ˌ)rē-ˈskȯr \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rescore

rescored; rescoring
: to score (something or someone) again: such as
a : to give a new score, grade, or rating to (something or someone)
  • … went on to lodge an official complaint with the WBO [World Boxing Organization], who had little choice but to rescore the bout with five independent and anonymous judges.
  • —Phil Lutton
  • … said there was an option for participants of the … test to be rescored or appeal their mark.
  • SBS News (Australia)
b : to provide a new or revised musical score for (a movie, song, etc.)
  • rescored the first track on the album
  • rescore a film

First Known Use of rescore

1846

in the meaning defined above

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