A reckoning or score. A stick on which notches are made to keep a count or score. A stick on which notches were formerly made to keep a record of amounts paid or owed. A mark used in recording a number of acts or objects, most often in series of five, consisting of four vertical lines canceled diagonally or horizontally by a fifth line. A label, ticket, or piece of metal or wood used for identification or classification, especially in gardens and greenhouses. Something that is very similar or corresponds to something else; a double or counterpart. Nautical A metal plate attached to a ship's machinery and bearing instructions for its use. To reckon or count. To record by making a mark. Sports & Games To score (a point or goal) in a game or contest. To label, as with a ticket, for identification or classification. To cause to correspond or agree. To be alike; correspond or agree: The report tallies with your description of the accident. To keep score. Sports & Games To score a point or goal in a game or contest.