Translation of "field" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈfiːld/ us /fild/

A2 an area of land used for growing crops or keeping animals

campo, prado

B1 an area of grass where you can play a sport

a football field

an area of study or activity

He’s an expert in the field of chemistry.
verb uk /ˈfiːld/ us /fild/

to try to catch or stop a ball after it has been hit in a game such as cricket or baseball

atrapar la pelota
Are we fielding or batting?

(Translation of “field” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /fiːld/

a piece of land enclosed for growing crops, keeping animals etc

Our house is surrounded by fields.

a wide area

campo, cancha
playing fields (= an area for games, sports etc).

a piece of land etc where minerals or other natural resources are found

an oil-field

an area of knowledge, interest, study etc

campo, terreno
in the fields of literature/economic development
her main fields of interest.

an area affected, covered or included by something

a magnetic field
in his field of vision.

an area of battle

campo de batalla
the field of Waterloo
(also adjective) a field-gun.
fielding noun

(in cricket, basketball etc) the activity of catching (the ball) and returning it.

field glasses noun plural


gemelos, prismáticos
field hockey noun

(American ) a game played on grass by two teams of 11 players using curved sticks and a small hard ball; hockey(British)

hockey sobre césped
field trip noun

a visit by students to learn about something in its natural environment rather than in a classroom

salida de campo
a geography field trip.
fieldwork noun

work done outside the laboratory, office etc (eg collecting information).

trabajo de campo

(Translation of “field” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)