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field

Synonyms of field in English:

noun

  • 1 a large ploughed field
    park;
    North American corral;
    Irish & Canadian bawn
    literary glebe, lea, mead, greensward
  • 2 a football field
    pitch, ground, sports field, playing field, recreation ground, arena;
    stadium
    British informal park
  • 3 a pioneer in the field of biotechnology
    area, sphere, area of activity, discipline, province, department, domain, sector, line, branch, subject, speciality, specialty, specialization, specialism;
    Frenchmétier, forte
    informal scene, bailiwick, pigeon
  • 4 you can't see events out of your field of vision
    scope, range, sweep, reach, extent, purview;
    limits, confines, parameters, bounds, horizons
  • 5 her superb technique means she is head and shoulders ahead of the field
  • verb

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  • 1 she could field a ball with the best of the boys
    catch, stop, retrieve;
    return, throw back
  • 2 they should have been kicked out of the competition for fielding an ineligible player
    put in the team, send out, play, put up
  • 3 they can field an army of about one million
    deploy, position, post, station, range, dispose
  • 4 he fielded a battery of awkward questions
    deal with, handle, cope with, answer, reply to, respond to, react to;
    parry, deflect, turn aside, evade, sidestep, avoid, dodge, answer evasively, fend off
    informal duck
  • adjective

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  • 1 he has field experience in educational research
    [Antonyms] theoretical
  • 2 field artillery
    [Antonyms] heavy
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