Definitions for Scenesin

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scene*sin(n.)

  1. the place where some action or event occurs or has occurred:

    the scene of the accident.

  2. any view or picture.

  3. an incident or situation in real life.

  4. an embarrassing display of anger, bad manners, or the like, esp. in public.

  5. a division of a play, film, novel, etc., representing a single episode.

    Category: Literature

  6. the place where the action of a story, drama, or dramatic episode is supposed to occur.

    Category: Literature

  7. Category: Showbiz

    Ref: scenery (def. 2). 2

  8. the stage, esp. of an ancient Greek or Roman theater.

    Category: Showbiz

  9. an area or sphere of activity, current interest, etc.:

    the fashion scene.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Idioms for scene:

  1. behind the scenes, in secret or in private. where the full operations or activities of something take place.

    Category: Idiom

* Syn: See view.

Origin of scene:

1530–40; < L scēna background (of the stage) < Gk skēnḗ booth

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scene(noun)

    the place where some action occurs

    "the police returned to the scene of the crime"

  2. scene(noun)

    an incident (real or imaginary)

    "their parting was a sad scene"

  3. view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama(noun)

    the visual percept of a region

    "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

  4. scene, shot(noun)

    a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

  5. picture, scene(noun)

    a situation treated as an observable object

    "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"

  6. scene(noun)

    a subdivision of an act of a play

    "the first act has three scenes"

  7. fit, tantrum, scene, conniption(noun)

    a display of bad temper

    "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"

  8. scene, view(noun)

    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"

  9. setting, scene(noun)

    the context and environment in which something is set

    "the perfect setting for a ghost story"

  10. scenery, scene(noun)

    the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale

    "they worked all night painting the scenery"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. scene(noun)sin

    a part of a movie or play in which a particular action takes place

    the fight/chase/love scene at the end

  2. scenesin

    sth you can see from a particular position

    the scene of happiness we saw as we walked in

  3. scenesin

    what is shown in a painting, picture, etc.

    a farming scene in an old photograph

  4. scenesin

    the place where sth bad has happened

    the scene of the accident/crime

  5. scenesin

    away from the public or the media

    a political deal made behind the scenes

  6. scenesin

    to noisily show emotion

    Stop yelling - you're making a scene.

Wiktionary

  1. scene(Noun)

    The location of an event that attracts attention.

    the scene of the crime

  2. scene(Noun)

    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.

    They stood in the centre of the scene.

  3. scene(Noun)

    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.

  4. scene(Noun)

    So much of a play as passes without change of locality or time, or important change of character; hence, a subdivision of an act; a separate portion of a play, subordinate to the act, but differently determined in different plays; as, an act of four scenes.

  5. scene(Noun)

    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.

    There were some very erotic scenes in the movie, although it was not classified as pornography.

  6. scene(Noun)

    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.

    He assessed the scene to check for any danger, and agreed it was safe.

  7. scene(Noun)

    A landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery.

  8. scene(Noun)

    An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others; often, an artificial or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display.

  9. scene(Noun)

    An element of fiction writing.

  10. scene(Verb)

    To exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display.

  11. scene(Noun)

    A social environment consisting of a large informal, vague group of people with a uniting interest; their sphere of activity.

    She got into the emo scene at an early age.

  12. Origin: From scene, from scaena, scena, from σκηνή.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scene(noun)

    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

  2. Scene(noun)

    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

  3. Scene(noun)

    so much of a play as passes without change of locality or time, or important change of character; hence, a subdivision of an act; a separate portion of a play, subordinate to the act, but differently determined in different plays; as, an act of four scenes

  4. Scene(noun)

    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

  5. Scene(noun)

    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

  6. Scene(noun)

    a landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery

  7. Scene(noun)

    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

  8. Scene(verb)

    to exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scene' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1506

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scene' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2816

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scene' in Nouns Frequency: #528


Translations for Scene

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

scene(noun)

the place where something real or imaginary happens

A murderer sometimes revisits the scene of his crime; The scene of this opera is laid/set in Switzerland.

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