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afield

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adverb or adjective \ə-ˈfēld\

Simple Definition of afield

  • : away from home : away from here or there

Full Definition of afield

  1. 1 :  to, in, or on the field <was weak at bat but strong afield>

  2. 2 :  away from home :  abroad

  3. 3 :  out of the way :  astray <irrelevant remarks that carried us far afield>

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of afield

before 12th century


AFIELD Defined for Kids

afield

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adverb \ə-ˈfēld\

Definition of afield

  1. 1 :  to, in, or into the countryside

  2. 2 :  away from home <People came from as far afield as Canada.>

  3. 3 :  out of a usual, planned, or proper course <His question led the discussion far afield.>




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