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field

field

 
 
pronunciation:
fild
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a wide area of open land often used for growing crops.
That field is planted with wheat.
 
definition 2: any wide, open area.
From the plane, he looked down on a field of ice.
similar words:
spread
definition 3: an open area where sports events take place.
My school has football and soccer fields.
definition 4: an area of special activity or interest.
Liz works in the field of medicine.
similar words:
area, arena, discipline, domain, sphere, study
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fielded, fielding, fields
definition: to catch or stop in a game of baseball, softball, or cricket.
The pitcher fielded the ball and threw it to first base.
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