- 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
synonym study for scene
OTHER WORDS FROM scenein·ter·scene, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH scenescene , seen
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Example sentences from the Web for scene
We don’t want to come on set and crowd an actress who’s just had a really difficult scene.‘Antebellum’ tackles the past head on in an effort to ‘move forward’|radmarya|September 17, 2020|Fortune
The 19-year-old from Los Angeles posts comedy videos, skits, and re-enacts scenes from Netflix shows.What’s Oracle? TikTok users react to proposed Oracle deal|Danielle Abril|September 15, 2020|Fortune
These 39 people — some of whom you’ll recognize, while others operate behind the scenes — will shape what could be a rocky time from November 3 to January 20.
I’ve had moments where I’m literally on set, waiting to do a scene, my lines are ready, I’m geeked up, ready to go.Sitcom Queen Tichina Arnold Got Funny to Avoid Spankings|Pallabi Munsi|September 10, 2020|Ozy
Behind the scenes, people were talking about Potts’ trip to the hospital.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
Hovering above the scene, commandos in helicopters were poised with automatic rifles.
The scene was heavily cordoned off to traffic and anyone not with the police, press, or residents.
The following page details a tribute gag the Simpsons team inserted into the background of a scene.Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“The play contains one five minute scene about James Hewitt,” Conway says.Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Suddenly, without warning, the whole feeling of the scene changes.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When Gwynne and Isabel descended the steps and stood looking down upon the scene for a moment, the younger people were dancing.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The grey light of dawn faintly illumined this scene of carnage, and its pale, cold gleams mingled with the ruddy glow of the fire.Annals of a Fortress|E. Viollet-le-Duc
Had I known all that must befall me, before my eyes beheld that scene again, I think indeed that it would have burst.Montezuma's Daughter|H. Rider Haggard
It was Loring's attitude throughout the scene that chiefly impressed Amaldi.Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
The mention of Description brings us to the scene of a narrative.Talks on Writing English|Arlo Bates
British Dictionary definitions for 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 scene
see behind the scenes; make a scene; make the scene; on the scene; set the scene for.