HyperDic: afield

English > 3 senses of the word afield:
ADVERBallafield, abroadfar away from home / home / home / home or one's usual surroundings
allafieldin or into a field (especially a field of battle)
allafieldoff the subject / subject / subject
afield > pronunciation
Soundsahfiy'ld
Rhymesairfield ... yield: 36 rhymes with iyld...
English > afield: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningFar away from home / home / home / home or one's usual surroundings.
Example"looking afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall
Synonymabroad
English > afield: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn or into a field (especially a field of battle).
Examples
  • "the armies were afield, challenging the enemy's advance"
  • "unlawful to carry hunting rifles afield until the season opens"
English > afield: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningOff the subject / subject / subject; beyond the point at issue.
Example"such digressions can lead us too far afield"

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