F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feeldz]
    • /fildz/
    • /fiːld/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feeldz]
    • /fildz/

Definitions of fields word

  • noun fields an expanse of open or cleared ground, especially a piece of land suitable or used for pasture or tillage. 1
  • noun fields 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 fields Baseball. the team in the field, as opposed to the one at bat. the outfield. 1
  • noun fields a sphere of activity, interest, etc., especially within a particular business or profession: the field of teaching; the field of Shakespearean scholarship. 1
  • noun fields 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 fields a job location remote from regular workshop facilities, offices, or the like. 1

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Origin of fields

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 Fields


fields popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% 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".

fields usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fields

noun fields

  • parkland — a grassland region with isolated or grouped trees, usually in temperate regions.
  • grounds — the solid surface of the earth; firm or dry land: to fall to the ground.

Antonyms for fields

noun fields

  • skies — plural of sky.
  • entertainments — Plural form of entertainment.
  • hobbies — an activity or interest pursued for pleasure or relaxation and not as a main occupation: Her hobbies include stamp-collecting and woodcarving.

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