HyperDic: field

English > 21 senses of the word field:
NOUNlocationfielda piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
locationfield, battlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honora region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
locationfieldsomewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected
cognitionfield, discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field of study, study, bailiwicka branch of knowledge
phenomenonfield, field of force, force fieldthe space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it
actfield, field of operation, line of businessa particular kind of commercial enterprise
statefield, sphere, domain, area, orbit, arenaa particular environment or walk of life
locationfield, playing field, athletic field, playing areaa piece of land prepared for playing a game / game / game
objectfield, plain, champaignextensive tract of level open land
groupfield(mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1
locationfield, field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operationsa region in which active military operations are in progress
groupfieldall of the horses in a particular horse race
groupfieldall the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event
locationfielda geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found
groupfield(computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information
cognitionfield, field of viewthe area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)
artifactfield, airfield, landing field, flying fielda place where planes take off and land
VERBcompetitionfieldcatch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
competitionfieldplay as a fielder / fielder
communicationfieldanswer adequately or successfully
cognitionfieldselect (a team or individual player) for a game / game / game
field > pronunciation
Soundsfiy'ld
Rhymesafield ... yield: 36 rhymes with iyld...
English > field: 21 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed.
Example"he planted a field of wheat"
NarrowercampusA field on which the buildings of a university are situated
firebreak, fireguardA narrow field that has been cleared to check the spread of a prairie fire or forest fire
grainfield, grain fieldA field / field where grain is grown
lawnA field of cultivated and mowed grass
paddy, paddy field, rice paddyAn irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown
yard, grounds, curtilageThe enclosed land around a house or other building
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
Spanishcampo, labrantío, sembradío, terreno
Catalancamp, terreny
English > field: 21 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA region where a battle is being (or has been) fought.
Example"they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"
Synonymsbattlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honor
InstancesArmageddon(New Testament) the scene of the final / final battle between the kings of the Earth at the end of the world
Camlan(Arthurian legend) the battlefield where King Arthur was mortally wounded
Partsbattlefront, front, front lineThe line along which opposing armies face each other
sectorA portion of a military position
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
Spanishcampo de batalla, campo
Catalancamp de batalla, camp
English > field: 21 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningSomewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected.
Example"anthropologists do much of their work in the field"
BroaderregionA large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
Spanishcampo
Catalancamp
English > field: 21 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA branch of knowledge.
Synonymsdiscipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field of study, study, bailiwick
NarrowerallometryThe study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole
architectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
biblioticsThe scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity
communications, communication theoryThe discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.)
engineering, engineering science, applied science, technologyThe discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
escapologyThe study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)
frontierAn undeveloped field of study
futurology, futuristicsThe study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions
genealogyThe study or investigation of ancestry and family history
graphologyThe study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)
humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, artsstudies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
landscape architectureThe branch of architecture dealing with the arrangement of land and buildings for human use and enjoyment
majorThe principal field of study of a student at a university / university
military scienceThe discipline dealing with the principles of warfare
numerologyThe study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs
occultismThe study of the supernatural
ologyAn informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
protologyThe study of origins / origins and first things
science, scientific disciplineA particular branch of scientific knowledge
theogonyThe study of the origins and genealogy of the gods
theology, divinityThe rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
Broaderknowledge domain, knowledge base, domainThe content of a particular field of knowledge
Spanishámbito, área de estudio, area de jurisdicción, área, área temática, campo de estudio, campo, disciplina, estudio, ramo, tema, terreno
Catalanàmbit, àrea, àrea temàtica, camp d'estudi, camp, disciplina, estudi, matèria, tema
English > field: 21 senses > noun 5, phenomenon
MeaningThe space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it.
Synonymsfield of force, force field
Narrowerelectric fieldA field of force surrounding a charged particle
gravitational fieldA field of force surrounding a body of finite mass
magnetic field, magnetic flux, fluxThe lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle
radiation fieldA field that represents the energy lost from the radiator to space
Broaderphysical phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
Spanishcampo de fuerza, campo
Catalancamp
English > field: 21 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA particular kind of commercial enterprise.
Example"they are outstanding in their field"
Synonymsfield of operation, line of business
Broadercommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Spanishgénero de actividad comercial, línea de producción, ramo de negocio
English > field: 21 senses > noun 7, state
MeaningA particular environment or walk of life.
Synonymssphere, domain, area, orbit, arena
NarrowerdistaffThe sphere of work by women
frontA sphere of activity involving effort
kingdom, land, realmA domain in which something is dominant
lapAn area of control or responsibility
political arena, political sphereA sphere of intense political activity
preserveA domain that seems to be specially reserved for someone
province, responsibilityThe proper sphere or extent of your activities
BroaderenvironmentThe totality of surrounding conditions
Spanishámbito, área, campo, dominio, esfera, órbita, terreno
Catalanàmbit, camp, domini, esfera, òrbita
English > field: 21 senses > noun 8, location
MeaningA piece of land prepared for playing a game / game / game.
Example"the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
Synonymsplaying field, athletic field, playing area
Part ofstadium, bowl, arena, sports stadiumA large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
Partsmidfield(sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)
Narrowerarena, scene of actionA playing field where sports events take place
ball field, baseball field, diamondThe baseball playing field
bowling greenA field of closely mowed turf for playing bowls
courtA specially marked horizontal area within which a game / game / game is played
football field, gridironThe playing field on which football is played
palestra, palaestraA public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
pitch, soccer fieldA sports field with predetermined dimensions for playing soccer
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
Spanishcampo deportivo, campo, terreno de juego
Catalancamp de joc, camp d'esports, camp, terreny de joc
Verbsfieldplay as a fielder / fielder
fieldcatch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
English > field: 21 senses > noun 9, object
Meaningextensive tract of level open land.
Example "he longed for the fields of his youth"
Synonymsplain, champaign
InstancesNullarbor PlainA vast arid plain of southern Australia stretching inland from the Great Australian Bight
OlympiaA plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese
Serengeti, Serengeti PlainA vast plain in Tanzania to the west of the Great Rift Valley known for its wildlife
NarrowerflatA level tract of land
floodplain, flood plainA low plain adjacent to a river that is formed chiefly of river sediment and is subject to flooding
llanoAn extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America)
moor, moorlandopen land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
peneplain, peneplaneA more or less level land surface representing an advanced stage / stage of erosion undisturbed by crustal movements
snowfieldA permanent wide expanse of snow
steppeextensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)
tundraA vast treeless plain in the Arctic regions where the subsoil is permanently frozen
Broaderland, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmaThe solid part of the earth's surface
Spanishcampaña, campo, llano, llanura, llanuras, planada, plana, planicie
Catalancampanya, camp, planada, plana, planícia, planura
English > field: 21 senses > noun 10, group
Meaning(mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1.
Example"the set of all rational numbers is a field"
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Narrowerscalar fieldA field of scalars
Broaderset(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
Spanishcampo, cuerpo
Catalancos
English > field: 21 senses > noun 11, location
MeaningA region in which active military operations are in progress.
Example"the army was in the field awaiting action"
Synonymsfield of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Part oftheater of war, theatre of warThe entire land, sea, and air area that may become or is directly involved in war operations
Partscombat zone, combat areaA military area where combat forces operate
BroaderregionA large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
Spanishteatro
English > field: 21 senses > noun 12, group
MeaningAll of the horses in a particular horse race.
Categoryhorse racingThe sport of racing horses
BroadersetA group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
English > field: 21 senses > noun 13, group
MeaningAll the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event.
BroadersetA group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
English > field: 21 senses > noun 14, location
MeaningA geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found.
Example"the diamond fields of South Africa"
NarrowercoalfieldA region where there is coal underground
gasfieldA region where there is natural gas underground
oilfieldA region rich in petroleum deposits (especially one with producing oil wells)
Broadergeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
English > field: 21 senses > noun 15, group
Meaning(computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information.
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narrowerbit fieldA field containing only binary characters
BroadersetA group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
Spanishcampo
English > field: 21 senses > noun 16, cognition
MeaningThe area that is visible (as through an optical instrument).
Synonymfield of view
Narrowermicroscopic fieldThe areas that is visible through a microscope
operative fieldThe area that is open during surgery
Broadervisual percept, visual imageA percept that arises from the eyes
Spanishcampo de visión
English > field: 21 senses > noun 17, artifact
MeaningA place where planes take off and land.
Synonymsairfield, landing field, flying field
Part oftransportation system, transportation, transitA facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
PartsapronA paved surface where aircraft stand while not being used
flight lineplace where airplanes are parked and the maintenance hangars (but not the runways or taxiways)
runwayA strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land
taxiway, taxi stripA paved surface in the form of a strip
Narrowerairport, airdrome, aerodrome, dromeAn airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, stripAn airfield without normal airport facilities
auxiliary airfieldAn airfield that functions in a subsidiary capacity
Broaderfacility, installationA building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
Spanishaeródromo, campo de aviación
Catalanaeròdrom, camp d'aviació
English > field: 21 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningcatch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderhandle, palmtouch, lift, or hold with the hands
Nounsfielda piece of land prepared for playing a game / game / game
fieldera member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting / batting
fielding(baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field
English > field: 21 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningPlay as a fielder / fielder.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Nounsfielda piece of land prepared for playing a game / game / game
fieldera member of the baseball team that is in the field instead of at bat
fieldera member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting / batting
fielding(baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field
English > field: 21 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaninganswer adequately or successfully.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
Broaderanswer, reply, respondReact verbally
Spanishreplicar, responder
English > field: 21 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningselect (a team or individual player) for a game / game / game.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The Buckeyes fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"
Broaderchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

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