Scenario meaning

sĭ-nârē-ō, -när-, -năr-
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The definition of a scenario is a series of events that is projected to occur.

When you run through all of the possible outcomes of a conversation in your head, this is an example of a situation where you run through all possible scenarios.

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An outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work.
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The script of a film.
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An expected or supposed situation or sequence of events.
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An outline for any proposed or planned series of events, real or imagined.
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An outline or model of an expected or supposed sequence of events.
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An outline or synopsis of a play, opera, or the like, indicating scenes, characters, etc.
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An outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work.
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A screenplay itself, or an outline or a treatment of it.
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Origin of scenario

  • Italian scenery, plot outline from scena scene from Latin scaena scene

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • An Italian word (a derivation of scena (“scene")), from Latin scaena. See scene.

    From Wiktionary