• Field Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To stand out in the field, ready to catch, stop, or throw the ball.
  2. (n.) Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; the open country.
  3. (n.) The space covered by an optical instrument at one view.
  4. (n.) A place where a battle is fought; also, the battle itself.
  5. (n.) Any blank space or ground on which figures are drawn or projected.
  6. (v. t.) To catch, stop, throw, etc. (the ball), as a fielder.
  7. (n.) A piece of land of considerable size; esp., a piece inclosed for tillage or pasture.
  8. (n.) That part of the grounds reserved for the players which is outside of the diamond; -- called also outfield.
  9. (n.) 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).
  10. (n.) An unresticted or favorable opportunity for action, operation, or achievement; province; room.
  11. (n.) A collective term for all the competitors in any outdoor contest or trial, or for all except the favorites in the betting.
  12. (n.) An open space; an extent; an expanse.
  13. (v. i.) To take the field.

Area, Arena, Bailiwick, Champaign, Discipline, Domain, Orbit, Plain, Sphere, Study, Subject,

• Fieldfare Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) a small thrush (Turdus pilaris) which breeds in northern Europe and winters in Great Britain. The head, nape, and lower part of the back are ash-colored; the upper part of the back and wing coverts, chestnut; -- called also fellfare.


• Fielden Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Consisting of fields.