take the field

Definition of take the field

sports

  1. :  to run out onto the field to begin play The home team took the field.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

fieldplay
  1. :  an open land area free of woods and buildings

    :  an area of land marked by the presence of particular objects or features

    :  an area of cleared enclosed land used for cultivation or pasture

  1. :  of or relating to a field: such as

    :  growing in or inhabiting the fields or open country

    :  made, conducted, or used in the field

  1. :  to catch or pick up (as a batted ball) and usually throw to a teammate

    :  to take care of or respond to (as a telephone call or a request)

    :  to give an impromptu answer or solution to


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