Definition of field :
1. A collective term for all the competitors in any outdoor contest or trial, or for all except the favorites in the betting.
2. A piece of land of considerable size; esp., a piece inclosed for tillage or pasture.
3. A place where a battle is fought; also, the battle itself.
4. An open space; an extent; an expanse.
5. An unresticted or favorable opportunity for action, operation, or achievement; province; room.
6. Any blank space or ground on which figures are drawn or projected.
7. Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; the open country.
8. That part of the grounds reserved for the players which is outside of the diamond; - called also outfield.
9. The space covered by an optical instrument at one view.
10. The whole surface of an escutcheon; also, so much of it is shown unconcealed by the different bearings upon it. See Illust. of Fess, where the field is represented as gules ( red), while the fess is argent ( silver).
11. To catch, stop, throw, etc. ( the ball), as a fielder.
12. To stand out in the field, ready to catch, stop, or throw the ball.
13. To take the field.
playing area, celestial sphere, surface area, compass, branch of knowledge, heavens, pastoral, line of merchandise, knowledge domain, sports stadium, demesne, ambit, issue, line of business, agrarian, cogitation, plain, subject, airfield, report, subject area, outdoor, terrain, field of force, survey, dramatics, plain stitch, study, field of view, knowledge base, battleground, discipline, business line, welkin, land, topic, meadow, vault of heaven, department, bag, earth, case, dramaturgy, scene, sphere, theme, celestial orbit, field of operations, force field, depicted object, eye socket, athletic field, cranial orbit, domain of a function, field of honor, sketch, earthen, dramatic art, theatre of operations, correction, playing field, scene of action, field of study, knit stitch, written report, sphere of influence, theater of operations, soil, stadium, matter, electron orbit, empyrean, subject field, field of operation, product line, line of products, line, theatre, stock, landing field, orbit, rural, bucolic, bowl, firmament, guinea pig, house, field of battle, flying field, expanse, world, orbital cavity, agricultural, work, champaign, knit, content, national
arena (part of speech: noun)
circus, ground, beat, setting, circle, dominion, auditorium, hall, battlefield, turf, amphitheater, domain, bailiwick, battle-ground, stage, precinct, Colosseum, theater, gallery, locale, courtyard, pen, enclosure, arena, circuit, campus, province, realm, hippodrome, gymnasium, ring
handle (part of speech: noun)
region (part of speech: noun)
duchy, place, locality, borough, district, municipality, commonweal, empire, division, lot, quarter, earldom, sector, plot, city, nation, dukedom, parcel, canton, town, state, riding, tract, kingdom, country, colony, county, Shire
extent (part of speech: noun)
- You shall have a clear field and every chance." - "The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him", Paul Leicester Ford.
- We're a field of two, and we've followed it through From Bratton to Porlock Bay! - "Collected Poems 1897 - 1907", Henry Newbolt.
- Slowly Darrell went over the field and across the little hollow where Gabriel had taken him off his horse. - "The Squatter and the Don", C. Loyal.