Definition for scenario

noun as in master plan; sequence of events

Strongest matches

plot, scheme

Weak matches

résumé, storyline

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Example Sentences

In all scenarios, oil demand peaks within the next decade, although the first two scenarios suggest the peak has already come.

From Fortune

The doomsday scenario is that … 90 percent of the traffic that you’re now generating through an app on an iOS device is not trackable.

From Digiday

To that end, we asked about a range of incentives and scenarios that might cause people to opt-in.

Best- and worst-case scenarios refer to the panel’s 90th and 10th percentile forecasts, respectively.

Because, again, there are no perfect scenarios and there are also no perfect models of how to prevent outbreaks.

The scenario in which you are proposed to in public is very different to the one done in private.

Making this scenario more complicated is the rivalry between al Qaeda and ISIS.

He declared himself “satisfied with that scenario” noting that his campaign had a “better GOTV operation.”

In a best-case scenario they cover the mechanics of reproduction, STD awareness, and contraceptive use.

Even in a less-bad scenario, women might be objectified or used.

(Thoughtfully to himself) I wonder how a rough scenario would strike the managers.

He would not say anything very definite about it—he just didn't like the story—it had not come up to the promise of the scenario.

He wrote out a "scenario" of his projected novel, and sent this to his publisher, to see if he could get a contract in advance.

He made out a "scenario" of the rest of his new book, and sent it with the part he had already done to his friend Mr. Ardsley.

Ruth discovered that she could write a good scenario—a very good scenario, indeed.


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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scenario, such as: plot, scheme, book, outline, pages, and rundown.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.