the place where some action occurs
"the police returned to the scene of the crime"
an incident (real or imaginary)
"their parting was a sad scene"
view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama(noun)
the visual percept of a region
"the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"
persuasion, candidate, diorama, look, perspective, prognosis, aspect, setting, purview, tantrum, view, fit, vista, survey, thought, chance, position, facet, picture, opinion, facial expression, prospect, scene, sentiment, scenery, cyclorama, panorama, eyeshot, horizon, expectation, conniption, face, sight, expression, outlook, medical prognosis, shot
a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
shaft, stab, dig, guessing, aspect, setting, tantrum, snap, fit, guesswork, vista, view, blastoff, stroke, barb, guess, picture, shooter, prospect, slam, scene, scenery, panorama, crack, snapshot, shooting, gibe, conniption, jibe, injection, pellet, dead reckoning, shot
a situation treated as an observable object
"the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century"
prospect, flick, video, aspect, setting, film, tantrum, view, fit, moving picture, vista, impression, depiction, characterization, picture, motion-picture show, pic, ikon, scene, scenery, movie, characterisation, panorama, word-painting, shot, mental picture, delineation, exposure, image, conniption, photo, motion picture, pictorial matter, photograph, icon, painting, word picture, moving-picture show, picture show
a subdivision of an act of a play
"the first act has three scenes"
fit, tantrum, scene, conniption(noun)
a display of bad temper
"he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"
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"
tantrum, scene, purview, view, fit, eyeshot, setting, aspect, thought, prospect, opinion, panorama, vista, conniption, horizon, perspective, scenery, sentiment, persuasion, position, sight, survey, shot, picture
the context and environment in which something is set
"the perfect setting for a ghost story"
place setting, fit, scene, view, circumstance, aspect, scenery, prospect, setting, mise en scene, panorama, vista, conniption, scope, background, mount, shot, context, tantrum, picture, stage setting
the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
"they worked all night painting the scenery"
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Translations for scene
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- منظر, مشهدArabic
- escenaCatalan, Valencian
- optrin, sceneDanish
- escena, escenarioSpanish
- tapahtumapaikka, näyttämö, kohtausFinnish
- scène, scène de ménageFrench
- kép, jelenet, szín, színhely, látványHungarian
- シーン, 現場Japanese
- 장면, 場面Korean
- ZeenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- pozornica, pozorjeSerbo-Croatian
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