rescore

verb
re·​score | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈskȯr How to pronounce rescore (audio) \
rescored; rescoring

Definition of rescore

transitive verb

: 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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about rescore

Time Traveler for rescore

Time Traveler

The first known use of rescore was in 1846

See more words from the same year

Statistics for rescore

Cite this Entry

“Rescore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rescore. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Comments on rescore

What made you want to look up rescore? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Who Knew?

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!