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German translation of 'field'

Word Frequency


[fiːld ]
1.  (literal, figurative) Feld nt
(area of grass) Wiese f
(for cows, horses etc) Weide f
corn/wheat field Getreide-/Weizenfeld nt
potato field Kartoffelacker m
he’s working in the fields er arbeitet auf dem Feld
field of battle Schlachtfeld nt
field of vision Blickfeld nt
magnetic field Magnetfeld nt
there’s quite a strong field for the race das Teilnehmerfeld für das Rennen ist ziemlich stark
2.  (for football etc) Platz m
sports or games field Sportplatz m
3.  [of study, work etc] Gebiet nt
to lead the field (in sth) (in etw dat) das Feld anführen
what field are you in? auf welchem Gebiet arbeiten Sie?
his field is Renaissance painting sein Spezialgebiet ist die Malerei der Renaissance
4.  (practical observation or operation) Praxis f
work in the field Feldforschung f; [of sales rep] Außendienst m
5.  (computing) Datenfeld nt
transitive verb
[ball] auffangen und zurückwerfen
(figurative) [question etc] abblocken
he had to field calls from irate customers er musste wütende Kunden am Telefon abwimmeln (inf)
2.  [team, side] auf den Platz schicken
3.  (politics)
[candidate] aufstellen
intransitive verb
(cricket, baseball etc.) als Fänger spielen

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Example Sentences Including 'field'

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The process has opened giant new fields.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This would leave the field to a rival consortium.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You may need a special dictionary that defines the terms used in a particular field.
Hopkins, Tom The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)
Small grass fields had given way to gigantic airfields with runways up to three miles long.
Gunston, Bill Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history (1991)
Wulfgar and his party entered the field.
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
But in both walks of life, people say that you can judge a man by his fields.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But the team he fielded was still very strong and one that wanted the victory.
The Sun (2017)
He said:'This team really prides itself on its fielding and catching.
The Sun (2016)
It is why the wounded who leave the field on stretchers invariably receive consoling applause from all quarters, friend and foe.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Rugby players need the athleticism to fly around the field and the set of skills to do something useful when they find an involvement.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The important thing is to keep the guys fit, on the field and think about our processes.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They kept dropping catches and fielded poorly.
The Sun (2013)
We must be sensible in the way we field.
The Sun (2009)
We played in the wrong areas of the field and put pressure on our front five to take passes that were difficult to take.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We want a training field which is close.
The Sun (2014)
You have to manoeuvre the field more rather than just blasting it over the top.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
That means the birds were about a football field away when I first saw them.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Both parties are also fielding local councillors.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But he worked his way back up through the field until the race was stopped due to the conditions.
The Sun (2008)
Others were trapped and had to be rescued as a makeshift field hospital was set up.
The Sun (2010)
There has long been concern over the possible impact of electric fields.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
There is always an incentive to flex muscles on the sports and the battle field.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We collected many different parts from the field and put a turban over her body.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We will make some changes but we will always field a strong team.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
World history is a relatively new area of study in the field of historical inquiry, gaining particular ground in the 1980s.
Smithsonian Mag (2017)
Volunteer doctors set up a field hospital.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The whole field is an area where orthodox and alternative cross each other.
Westcott, Patsy Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)
It also helps researchers by providing some financial help in encouraging scientific research in this field.
Lashford, Stephanie The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)
It was horses in the field next to the road.
Magnouloux, Bernard Travels with Rosinante (1990)
This chapter looks at the implications of his linguistics for other fields of study.
Salkie, Raphael The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)

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'field' in Other Languages

British English: field /fiːld/ NOUN
A field is an enclosed area of land where crops are grown or animals are kept.
...a field of wheat.
  • American English: field
  • Arabic: حَقْل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: campo
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: polje
  • Czech: pole
  • Danish: mark
  • Dutch: veld
  • European Spanish: campo
  • Finnish: pelto
  • French: champ
  • German: Feld
  • Greek: πεδίο
  • Italian: campo
  • Japanese: 野原
  • Korean: 들판
  • Norwegian: jorde
  • Polish: pole
  • European Portuguese: campo
  • Romanian: câmp
  • Russian: поле
  • Latin American Spanish: campo
  • Swedish: fält
  • Thai: ทุ่งนา
  • Turkish: alan yer
  • Ukrainian: поле
  • Vietnamese: cánh đồng
British English: field VERB
In a game of cricket, baseball, or rounders, the team that is fielding is trying to catch the ball, while the other team is trying to hit it.
When we are fielding, the umpires keep looking at the ball.
  • American English: field
  • Brazilian Portuguese: atacar
  • Chinese: 防守
  • European Spanish: fildear
  • French: être joueur de champ
  • German: Fänger spielen
  • Italian: giocare in difesa
  • Japanese: 守備につく
  • Korean: 야구에서 수비하다
  • European Portuguese: atacar
  • Latin American Spanish: fildear


Translation of field from the Collins English to German
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