Associations to the word «Scene»


SCENE, noun. The location of an event that attracts attention.
SCENE, noun. (theater) 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SCENE, noun. A landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery.
SCENE, noun. An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others, creating embarrassment or disruption; often, an artificial or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display; make, create, cause a scene.
SCENE, noun. An element of fiction writing.
SCENE, noun. A social environment consisting of an informal, vague group of people with a uniting interest; their sphere of activity; a subculture.
SCENE, verb. To exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display.
SCENE KID, noun. A young person belonging to a current popular fad or fashion sub-genre, often relating to a musical genre.

Dictionary definition

SCENE, noun. The place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime".
SCENE, noun. An incident (real or imaginary); "their parting was a sad scene".
SCENE, noun. The visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views".
SCENE, noun. A consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film.
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".
SCENE, noun. A subdivision of an act of a play; "the first act has three scenes".
SCENE, noun. A display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene".
SCENE, 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".
SCENE, noun. The context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story".
SCENE, noun. The painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale; "they worked all night painting the scenery".

Wise words

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Paul Gauguin