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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feeld]
    • /fild/
    • /fiːld/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feeld]
    • /fild/

Definitions of fielded word

  • noun fielded an expanse of open or cleared ground, especially a piece of land suitable or used for pasture or tillage. 1
  • noun fielded Sports. a piece of ground devoted to sports or contests; playing field. (in betting) all the contestants or numbers that are grouped together as one: to bet on the field in a horse race. (in football) the players on the playing ground. the area in which field events are held. 1
  • noun fielded Baseball. the team in the field, as opposed to the one at bat. the outfield. 1
  • noun fielded a sphere of activity, interest, etc., especially within a particular business or profession: the field of teaching; the field of Shakespearean scholarship. 1
  • noun fielded the area or region drawn on or serviced by a business or profession; outlying areas where business activities or operations are carried on, as opposed to a home or branch office: our representatives in the field. 1
  • noun fielded a job location remote from regular workshop facilities, offices, or the like. 1

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Origin of fielded

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English, Old English feld; cognate with German Feld

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Parts of speech for Fielded


fielded popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fielded usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fielded

noun fielded

  • pastured — Also called pastureland [pas-cher-land, pahs-] /ˈpæs tʃərˌlænd, ˈpɑs-/ (Show IPA). an area covered with grass or other plants used or suitable for the grazing of livestock; grassland.
  • grounded — the solid surface of the earth; firm or dry land: to fall to the ground.
  • ranged — working or grazing on a range: range horses; range animals like steer and sheep.
  • plotted — a secret plan or scheme to accomplish some purpose, especially a hostile, unlawful, or evil purpose: a plot to overthrow the government.
  • parked — an area of land, usually in a largely natural state, for the enjoyment of the public, having facilities for rest and recreation, often owned, set apart, and managed by a city, state, or nation.

verb fielded

  • caught — Caught is the past tense and past participle of catch.
  • retrieved — to recover or regain: to retrieve the stray ball.
  • fetched — damned: Jim beat up every fetched one of them.
  • returned — to go or come back, as to a former place, position, or state: to return from abroad; to return to public office; to return to work.
  • deflected — curved or bent downward.

Antonyms for fielded

noun fielded

  • skied — a simple past tense of sky.
  • funned — something that provides mirth or amusement: A picnic would be fun.

verb fielded

  • ignored — to refrain from noticing or recognizing: to ignore insulting remarks.
  • abandoned — An abandoned place or building is no longer used or occupied.

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