Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun scene

10 senses of scene

Sense 1
scene -- (the place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime")
       => area, country -- (a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country")

Sense 2
scene -- (an incident (real or imaginary); "their parting was a sad scene")
       => incident -- (a single distinct event)

Sense 3
view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama -- (the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views")
       => visual percept, visual image -- (a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system)

Sense 4
scene, shot -- (a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film)
       => photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic -- (a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material)

Sense 5
picture, scene -- (a situation treated as an observable object; "the political picture is favorable"; "the religious scene in England has changed in the last century")
       => situation, state of affairs -- (the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt)

Sense 6
scene -- (a subdivision of an act of a play; "the first act has three scenes")
       => dramatic composition, dramatic work -- (a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.)

Sense 7
fit, tantrum, scene, conniption -- (a display of bad temper; "he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene")
       => bad temper, ill temper -- (a persisting angry mood)

Sense 8
scene, view -- (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")
       => graphic art -- (the arts of drawing or painting or printmaking)

Sense 9
setting, scene -- (the context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story")
       => environment, environs, surroundings, surround -- (the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround")

Sense 10
scenery, scene -- (the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale; "they worked all night painting the scenery")
       => stage set, set -- (representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production; "the sets were meticulously authentic")

2024, Cloud WordNet Browser