Field - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought (syn: battlefield, battleground)
- somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected
- a branch of knowledge (syn: bailiwick, discipline, study, subject)
- the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
- a particular environment or walk of life (syn: area, arena, domain, orbit, sphere)
- a piece of land prepared for playing a game
- extensive tract of level open land (syn: champaign, plain)
- (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
- a region in which active military operations are in progress (syn: theater, theatre)
- all of the horses in a particular horse race
- all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event
- a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found
- (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information
- the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)
- a place where planes take off and land (syn: airfield)
- play as a fielder
- answer adequately or successfully
- select (a team or individual player) for a game
He gazed out across the fields.
She hopes to find work in the health field.
She is a pioneer in the field of genetic research.
A lawyer who is eminent in his field
Working in his chosen field
A fascinating field of endeavor
The shortstop fielded the ground ball.
A shortstop who fields his position flawlessly
Last week she fielded two offers on her house.
His secretary will field requests for more information.
The senator fielded the reporters' questions.
They expect to field a strong team this year.
The greatest fighting force that any nation has ever fielded
The horses were turned loose in the field.
He discloses to us the whole field of his ignorance.
present participle: fielding
past tense: fielded
past participle: fielded