- an episode, situation, or the like, as in a narrative.
- the setting or locale of a story.
Origin of scene
Related formsin·ter·scene, noun
Can be confusedscene seen
British Dictionary definitions for make the scene
- a subdivision of an act of a play, in which the time is continuous and the setting fixed
- a single event, esp a significant one, in a play
Word Origin for scene
Idioms and Phrases with make the scene (1 of 2)
make the scene
Put in an appearance, take part in an event, as in I'll miss most of the party, but I hope to make the scene before midnight. This expression employs scene in the sense of “a place where an action occurs.” [Slang; mid-1900s]
Idioms and Phrases with make the scene (2 of 2)
see behind the scenes; make a scene; make the scene; on the scene; set the scene for.