Meaning of “field” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈfiːld/
Extra Examples
The field slopes down to the river.A field of wheat rippled in the breeze.We skirted around the edge of the field.Rabbits were hopping across the field.Police found the body in a field.
LAND [ C ]

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

a wheat field
a field of cows

B1 an area of grass where you can play a sport:

a football field

B2 an area of study or activity:

He's an expert in the field of biochemistry.
IN RACE/BUSINESS [ no plural ]

the people who are competing in a race, activity, or business:

We lead the field in genetic research.
a gas/oil field

an area of land containing gas or oil

a gravitational/magnetic field

(Definition of “field noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)