- an episode, situation, or the like, as in a narrative.
- the setting or locale of a story.
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Idioms for scene
Origin of scene
OTHER WORDS FROM scenein·ter·scene, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH scenescene 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)
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.