Definition of 'afield'
Video: pronunciation of 'afield'
Example sentences containing 'afield'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Our company is bringing out some different lines and we are looking for new outlets further afield. The Sun (2016)Many of these places are commuter towns and we are finding that buyers are looking further afield than before. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Want to head further afield? The Sun (2016) Further afield in Kent the reaction from passers-by is understood to be more hostile at times. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Investors in the grocer and wholesaler should be aware of the big uncertainties surrounding the deal, both short-term and further afield. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A little further afield is the beautiful Jurassic Coast. The Sun (2017)A few years ago it was very expensive and only available in Japan, but now it can be found further afield. The Sun (2016)So it makes sense to prepare for life after study by venturing a little farther afield. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was not necessary to go so far afield. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Either that or they are going farther afield in the back of one of the wagons. BomberBut stray a little farther afield and you would not know what was going on. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Venture a little further afield and prices quickly drop. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Driving further afield for the cheapest petrol is a false economy for many drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And further afield there were loads of things to do. The Sun (2009)They looked in Tuscany at first but the high prices there convinced them to hunt farther afield. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Aside from locals, the area has become very popular with the affluent crowd from farther afield. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Unless we have that clarity, we will look further afield. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They bought their first chilled vehicle, which enabled deliveries to be made much further afield. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some head for English-speaking universities further afield. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It displays local deals first, then those a little further afield. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Further afield, the charges can quickly build up. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Farther afield are two small historic houses that are part of the fabric of British life. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Curiosity took me further and further afield as I got older. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The company grew steadily, opening three more stores in the City before venturing further afield. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The flocks often consist of winter visitors, which come here in large numbers from as far afield as Russia. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He sees you as a cousin, not a girlfriend, so you need to look further afield for a boyfriend. The Sun (2006)The temptation is often to buy close to home, but while local knowledge can be useful, better investments may lie farther afield. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But since then they have grown more abundant and spread much farther afield, now commonly seen over the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And with prospects for UK commercial property now looking less rosy, a number of advisers are suggesting that their clients look farther afield. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'afield'
In Common Usage. afield is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of afield from the Collins English Dictionary
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.