Student Thesaurus

One entry found for scene.
Entry Word: scene
Function: noun
Text: 1 the place and time in which the action for a portion of a dramatic work (as a movie) is set <the first scene was the kitchen of a fancy restaurant during dinner>
Synonyms background, setting
Related Words backdrop, scenery, set; tableau
2 an outburst or display of excited anger <please don't make a scene while we're at the restaurant> -- see TANTRUM
3 position with regard to conditions and circumstances <the current political scene> -- see SITUATION 1
4 the array of painted backgrounds and furnishings used for a scene in a stage production <helped build and paint scenes for the school play> -- see SCENERY