Definition of 'field'
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Example sentences containing 'field'
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Both parties are also fielding local councillors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the team he fielded was still very strong and one that wanted the victory. The Sun (2017)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)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)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)That means the birds were about a football field away when I first saw them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said:'This team really prides itself on its fielding and catching. The Sun (2016)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)There is always an incentive to flex muscles on the sports and the battle field. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We want a training field which is close. The Sun (2014)The process has opened giant new fields. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The whole field is an area where orthodox and alternative cross each other. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)You have to manoeuvre the field more rather than just blasting it over the top. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was horses in the field next to the road. Travels with Rosinante (1990)It also helps researchers by providing some financial help in encouraging scientific research in this field. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)We must be sensible in the way we field. The Sun (2009)Wulfgar and his party entered the field. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThere has long been concern over the possible impact of electric fields. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We collected many different parts from the field and put a turban over her body. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You may need a special dictionary that defines the terms used in a particular field. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)They kept dropping catches and fielded poorly. The Sun (2013)This chapter looks at the implications of his linguistics for other fields of study. The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)This would leave the field to a rival consortium. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We will make some changes but we will always field a strong team. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Small grass fields had given way to gigantic airfields with runways up to three miles long. Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history (1991)Others were trapped and had to be rescued as a makeshift field hospital was set up. The Sun (2010)But he worked his way back up through the field until the race was stopped due to the conditions. The Sun (2008) Usually, field work is three weeks away from full group training. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But in both walks of life, people say that you can judge a man by his fields. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The important thing is to keep the guys fit, on the field and think about our processes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Synonyms of 'field'
competitors, competition, candidates, runners
play, put up
Trends of 'field'
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Translations for 'field'
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: 田
- 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
- 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.
Definition of field from the Collins English Dictionary
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