Synonyms of field in English:

field


See definition of field

noun

1‘a large ploughed field’

SYNONYMS

meadow, pasture, paddock, green, pen, grassland, pastureland, sward

park

North American corral

Canadian Irish bawn

literary glebe, lea, mead, greensward

2‘a football field’

SYNONYMS

pitch, ground, sports field, playing field, recreation ground, arena

stadium

British informal park

3‘a pioneer in the field of biotechnology’

SYNONYMS

area, sphere, area of activity, discipline, province, department, domain, sector, line, branch, subject, speciality, specialty, specialization, specialism

métier, forte

informal scene, bailiwick, pigeon

4‘you can't see events out of your field of vision’

SYNONYMS

scope, range, sweep, reach, extent, purview

limits, confines, parameters, bounds, horizons

5‘her superb technique means she is head and shoulders ahead of the field’

SYNONYMS

competitors, entrants, competition, runners

applicants, candidates, possibles, possibilities, hopefuls


verb

1‘she could field a ball with the best of the boys’

SYNONYMS

catch, stop, retrieve

return, throw back

2‘they should have been kicked out of the competition for fielding an ineligible player’

SYNONYMS

put in the team, send out, play, put up

3‘they can field an army of about one million’

SYNONYMS

deploy, position, post, station, range, dispose

4‘he fielded a battery of awkward questions’

SYNONYMS

deal with, handle, cope with, answer, reply to, respond to, react to

parry, deflect, turn aside, evade, sidestep, avoid, dodge, answer evasively, fend off

informal duck


adjective

1‘he has field experience in educational research’

SYNONYMS

practical, hands-on, applied, actual, active, experiential, empirical, in the field, non-theoretical

rare empiric

ANTONYMS

theoretical

2‘field artillery’

SYNONYMS

mobile, portable, transportable, movable, manoeuvrable, light, lightweight

rare portative

ANTONYMS

heavy