Definitions of scene

  1. To exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. a situation treated as an observable object; "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; "he painted scenes from everyday life"; "figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale; "they worked all night painting the scenery" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a subdivision of an act of a play; "the first act has three scenes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. an incident (real or imaginary); "their parting was a sad scene" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. the context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. the place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. The structure on which a spectacle or play is exhibited; the part of a theater in which the acting is done, with its adjuncts and decorations; the stage. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The decorations and fittings of a stage, representing the place in which the action is supposed to go on; one of the slides, or other devices, used to give an appearance of reality to the action of a play; as, to paint scenes; to shift the scenes; to go behind the scenes. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs, or in which the action of a story, play, or the like, is laid; surroundings amid which anything is set before the imagination; place of occurrence, exhibition, or action. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. An assemblage of objects presented to the view at once; a series of actions and events exhibited in their connection; a spectacle; a show; an exhibition; a view. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others; often, an artifical or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The time, place, or circumstance in which anything occurs, either in real life or in literature; a division of a play; spectacle; exhibition; a landscape; display of feeling between two or more persons. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. (orig.) The stage of a theatre on which the actors perform: a picture of the place of an action: a large painted view: place of action, occurrence, or exhibition: the part of a play acted without change of place: a series of events connected and exhibited: a number of objects presented to the view at once: spectacle: view: a display of strong feeling between two or more persons. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. A stage; painted view; place of action or occurrence; spectacle; division of an act of a play. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. A landscape; place and surroundings of an event; place represented on the stage; division of an act of a play; any striking exhibition or display, as of passion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. A stage; the place where dramatic pieces and other shows are exhibited; the place in which anything is exhibited; a series of actions and events, or groups of objects exhibited; a spectacle; the division of an act; the picture of the place of action; any remarkable exhibition; an exhibition of passion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. Many objects, forming one whole, displayed at one view; the place of action or occurrence; a part of a play; in a theatre, certain stage paintings, &c.; an exhibition of strong feeling between two or more persons. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for scene

  1. And so it was in every scene in every situation. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  2. The fire dies down, and darkness enwraps the scene – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy