Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
field

field

 
 
pronunciation:
fild
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun, verb), Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an expanse of open and usu. grassy ground.
 
definition 2: any broad or long expanse.
a field of snow
similar words:
spread
definition 3: any of various open areas where sports contests take place.
a soccer field
definition 4: a background, esp. of a painting or flag.
red stripes on a field of green
definition 5: an area of professional activity or interest.
the field of medicine
similar words:
area, arena, circle, discipline, domain, front, line, metier, orbit, region, sphere, study
definition 6: in physics, an area in which a gravitational, electric, or magnetic force occurs.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fielded, fielding, fields
definition 1: to put (a team) on a field to play.
definition 2: to respond to.
He fielded many questions.
definition 3: to catch (the ball) in a game of baseball or cricket.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to play baseball as a defensive player.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to a field.
similar words:
agrarian
Word Explorer
See
  animal, exercise, farming, flower, game, garden, knowledge, leisure, sport, vegetable