Definitions for scene

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Spelling: [seen]
IPA: /sin/

Scene is a 5 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 7 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 9 points.

You can make 38 anagrams from letters in scene (ceens).

Definitions for scene


  1. the place where some action or event occurs:
  2. any view or picture.
  3. an incident or situation in real life.
  4. an embarrassing outbreak or display of anger, strong feeling, or bad manners:
  5. a division of a play or of an act of a play, usually representing what passes between certain of the actors in one place.
  6. a unit of action or a segment of a story in a play, motion picture, or television show.
  7. the place in which the action of a play or part of a play is supposed to occur.
  8. scenery (def 2).
  9. Literature. an episode, situation, or the like, as in a narrative. the setting or locale of a story.
  10. the stage, especially of an ancient Greek or Roman theater.
  11. an area or sphere of activity, current interest, etc.:


  1. behind the scenes, in secret or in private.
  2. make the scene, Slang. to appear in a particular place or engage in a particular activity:

Origin of scene

1530-40; Latin scēna background (of the stage) Greek skēnḗ booth (where actors dressed)

Examples for scene

"I wonder who will be first on the scene," speculated Grace.

Suddenly, without warning, the whole feeling of the scene changes.

She returned at last to her little home, to find it a scene of desolation.

By this time several persons had hurried to the scene of the encounter.

The scene was heavily cordoned off to traffic and anyone not with the police, press, or residents.

“The play contains one five minute scene about James Hewitt,” Conway says.

A commercial minister had appeared on the scene, and the shade of Hoskisson had revived.

The following page details a tribute gag the Simpsons team inserted into the background of a scene.

There is a grandeur in the ruin to be enjoyed, as well as a scene of beauty from its towers.

Hovering above the scene, commandos in helicopters were poised with automatic rifles.

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