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
5. the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
Definition categories: phenomenon
6. a particular kind of commercial enterprise
- they are outstanding in their field
7. a particular environment or walk of life
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
- 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
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
Definition categories: location
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)
Definition categories: thought
17. a place where planes take off and land
Similar word(s): airfield
Sentences with field as a noun:
- There are several species of wild flowers growing in this field.
- There were some cows grazing in a field.
- A crop circle was made in a corn field.
- magnetic field; gravitational field
- He was an expert in the field of Chinese history.
- field of view
- soccer field
- Substitutes are only allowed onto the field after their boots are checked.
- The design needs to be field-tested before we commit to manufacture.
- Field work traditionally distinguishes true archaeologists from armchair archaeologists.
- He needs some time in the field before his judgment can be trusted.
- The set of rational numbers, , is the prototypical field.
- oil field; gold field
- The form has fields for each element of the customer's home address and ship-to address.
- This racehorse is the strongest in a weak field.
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 Buckeyes fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl
Sentences with field as a verb:
- The blue team are fielding first, while the reds are batting.
- The away team fielded two new players and the second-choice goalkeeper.
- She will field questions immediately after her presentation.
- They fielded a fearsome army.
- He fielded fielded the marketing survey about the upcoming product.