Scenario Definition

sĭ-nârē-ō, -när-, -năr-
scenarios
noun
An outline or synopsis of a play, opera, or the like, indicating scenes, characters, etc.
Webster's New World
An expected or supposed situation or sequence of events.
American Heritage

An outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work.

Wiktionary
An outline for a screenplay.
American Heritage
An outline for any proposed or planned series of events, real or imagined.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Scenario

Noun

Singular:
scenario
Plural:
scenarios

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

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