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  • EN [ fiːld]
  • US [ fiːld]

English definition


  • 1. a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed;

    • "he planted a field of wheat"
  • 2. a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought;

    • "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"
  • 3. somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected;

    • "anthropologists do much of their work in the field"
  • 4. a branch of knowledge;

    • "in what discipline is his doctorate?"
    • "teachers should be well trained in their subject"
    • "anthropology is the study of human beings"
  • 5. the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it

  • 6. a particular kind of commercial enterprise;

    • "they are outstanding in their field"
  • 7. a particular environment or walk of life;

    • "his social sphere is limited"
    • "it was a closed area of employment"
    • "he's out of my orbit"
  • 8. a piece of land prepared for playing a game;

    • "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
  • 9. extensive tract of level open land;

    • "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"
    • "he longed for the fields of his youth"
  • 10. (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1;

    • "the set of all rational numbers is a field"
  • 11. a region in which active military operations are in progress;

    • "the army was in the field awaiting action"
    • "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"
  • 12. all of the horses in a particular horse race

  • 13. all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event

  • 14. a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found;

    • "the diamond fields of South Africa"
  • 15. (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information

  • 16. the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)

  • 17. a place where planes take off and land


  • 1. catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket

  • 2. play as a fielder

  • 3. answer adequately or successfully;

    • "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
  • 4. select (a team or individual player) for a game;

    • "The Patriots fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"

Example sentences

  • He is recognized internationally as an authority in this field.

  • At the approach of cold weather, the troops were unable to keep holding the field.

  • Albert managed to hold his ground in that field.

  • A single tree in a field is prominent.

  • Halfway across the field , the farmer ploughed out some very large stones which nearly broke his machine.

  • Let's sow our field with spring wheat.

  • I had a field day last Sunday.

  • The field is overrun with weeds.

  • An aerial photograph of the field shows clearly where the buildings were.

  • Cars and motorbikes had churned up the field.

  • There are myriads of flags enough to conceal the sun, and swords are as numerous as a field of hemp.

  • The company was striking out in new directions in the field of drama.

  • Lofty derricks dot the landscape in an oil field.

  • A few scarecrows were set up in the field.

  • He didn't want to lose his life in [ on ] the battle field.

  • The ball hopped around the playing field.

  • The wheat on this field is not bad.

  • The peasants were ploughing the field.

  • Expertise in this field is very thinly spread across the country.

  • The field gives forth an odour of spring.

  • Policemen had to escort the referee from the football field.

  • The clash of our onslaught hurtled across the field.

  • They are opening up a new oil field.

  • He had an encyclopedic command of the field of knowledge, and by a word or a phase, by delicate rapier thrust, he punctured them.

  • The field is covered with snow.

  • Those who protect the oil field will be rewarded.

  • Jo galloped across the field towards him.

  • an onshore oil field

  • He was the most distinguished scholar in his field.

  • You can take a short cut across the field.

Phrase collocation

  • hold the field

    remain the most important

    • the principles of quantum theory hold the field as the convincing account of the physics of the microworld.

  • in the field

    on campaign; (while) engaged in combat or manoeuvres

    • troops in the field.

  • keep the field

    (archaic)continue a military campaign

  • lead the field

    be the leader in a race

  • play the field

    (informal)indulge in a series of sexual relationships without committing oneself to anyone

  • take the field

    To begin or resume activity, as in military operations or in a sport.

Synonym discrimination

  • sphere, domain, field, territory, province


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