field

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfiːld/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fild/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fēld)


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field

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [corn, wheat, soybean] field
  2. a [two-acre] field
  3. a field [of, measuring] [two acres]
  4. [plant, till, harvest, plow] the field
  5. were [grazing, sleeping, resting] in the field
  6. [camp, play] in a field
  7. an oil field
  8. fields rich in [oil, grains, crops, cereals]
  9. a [soccer, football, playing] field
  10. in [center, the back] field
  11. [14, 20-two] players on the field
  12. [ran, sprinted] down the field
  13. [ran] across the field
  14. [passed, punted, booted] the ball up the field
  15. the [team, players] took to the field
  16. [able, ready] to compete in the field
  17. put it on the playing field
  18. a related field
  19. is (not) my field of [study, expertise]
  20. specialize in the field of
  21. [representatives, experts, authorities] in the field of (medicine)
  22. is [inside, outside] my field of view
  23. [a magnetic, a gravitational, an electric] field
  24. [fill in, complete] the [remaining, empty] fields
  25. a [narrow, shallow, wide, big] depth of field
  26. a [strong, weak, competitive] field for the race
  27. is a required field
  28. a field of [ice, fans, blue]
n as adj
  1. field [work, research, markers, events, hockey]
  2. a field [guide, trip, excursion]
  3. field [crops, vegetables]
  4. field [soldiers, artillery]
  5. a field [mouse, animal, insect]
  6. field [sports, events]
  7. scored a field goal
  8. will have a field day (when they find out)
v
  1. field [the ball, a fly]
  2. field the [question, survey]
  3. fielding questions (from)
  4. sports: [chose, decided] to field first
  5. UK: [try, have] to field off [reporters, his advances]
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