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field

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of field

  1. 1 a small area of usually open land a field that is the frequent site of neighborhood softball games Synonyms of field clearing, ground, lot, parcel, plat, plot, tract Words Related to field common(s), croft [chiefly British]; grass, green, greensward, lawn; glade, grassland, heath, heathland, lea (or ley), meadow, moor, pasture, pastureland

  2. 2 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence the first woman to enter the field of medicine Synonyms of field area, arena, bailiwick, barony, business, circle, demesne, department, discipline, domain, element, fief, fiefdom, firmament, front, game, kingdom, line, precinct, province, realm, specialty, sphere, terrain, walk Words Related to field frontier; study, subject; territory, turf; occupation, profession, pursuit, racket, vocation; ambit, amplitude, breadth, compass, confine, dimension(s), extent, ken, reach, scope, sweep, width; subfield, subspecialty

  3. 3 a part or portion having no fixed boundaries if you set your camera lens to small aperture, the field of sharp focus will be quite large Synonyms of field area, demesne, region, zoneWords Related to field corner, section; locale, locality, location, locus, place, point, position, site, space, spot

  4. 4 a place where a battle takes place the field where two mighty armies met and changed the course of history Synonyms of field battleground, battlefieldWords Related to field battle line, front, front line, ground; beachhead, bridgehead, foothold; killing field

  5. 5 a place from which aircraft operate that usually has paved runways and a terminal Worsham Field in Corpus Christi used to be home to a sizable crop dusting operation Synonyms of field aerodrome [chiefly British], airdrome, airfield, airportWords Related to field air base, air park, helipad, heliport, jetport; airstrip, landing field, landing strip, runway; launchpad, pad

  6. 6 a wide space or area the cemetery's field of crosses for the war's fallen seemed to stretch to infinity Synonyms of field breadth, distance, expansion, extent, expanse, length, plain, reach, sheet, spread, stretch, wasteWords Related to field domain, sphere, territory; compass, range, scope, sweep; gamut, scale, spectrum; depth, emptiness, void; extension, latitude, span; amplitude, immensity, magnitude

  7. 7 active fighting during the course of a war in the classroom the general had been a brilliant theoretician, but in the field he proved to be a wholly incompetent tactician Synonyms of field action, battle, combatWords Related to field attack, fire, firefight, pitched battle, single combat; hostilities, operations, warfare; duty, service


field

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of field

  1. to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently gave the waitress a large tip because she kept smiling as she fielded their many requests Synonyms of field address, contend (with), cope (with), handle, grapple (with), hack, manage, maneuver, manipulate, negotiate, play, swing, take, treatWords Related to field engineer, finesse, jockey; bring off, carry off, carry out, get off, pull; command, direct, guide, steer; control, micromanage, regulate, run; react (to), respond (to)Near Antonyms of field botch, bungle, foozle, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), mishandle, muff, scamp


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