Synonyms of field in English:

field


See definition of field

noun

1‘a large ploughed field’

SYNONYMS
meadow, pasture, paddock, green, pen, grassland, pastureland, sward
park
North American corral
Irish, Canadian bawn
literary glebe, lea, mead, greensward

2‘a football field’

SYNONYMS
pitch, ground, sports field, playing field, recreation ground, arena
stadium
British informal park

3‘a pioneer in the field of biotechnology’

SYNONYMS
area, sphere, area of activity, discipline, province, department, domain, sector, line, branch, subject, speciality, specialty, specialization, specialism
métier, forte
informal scene, bailiwick, pigeon

4‘you can't see events out of your field of vision’

SYNONYMS
scope, range, sweep, reach, extent, purview
limits, confines, parameters, bounds, horizons

5‘her superb technique means she is head and shoulders ahead of the field’

SYNONYMS
competitors, entrants, competition, runners
applicants, candidates, possibles, possibilities, hopefuls

verb

1‘she fielded the ball perfectly’

SYNONYMS
catch, stop, retrieve
return, throw back

2‘they should have been kicked out of the competition for fielding an ineligible player’

SYNONYMS
put in the team, send out, play, put up

3‘they can field an army of about one million’

SYNONYMS
deploy, position, post, station, range, dispose

4‘he fielded a battery of awkward questions’

SYNONYMS
deal with, handle, cope with, answer, reply to, respond to, react to
parry, deflect, turn aside, evade, sidestep, avoid, dodge, answer evasively, fend off
informal duck

adjective

1‘he has field experience in educational research’

SYNONYMS
practical, hands-on, applied, actual, active, experiential, empirical, in the field, non-theoretical
rare empiric
ANTONYMS

theoretical

2‘field artillery’

SYNONYMS
mobile, portable, transportable, movable, manoeuvrable, light, lightweight
rare portative
ANTONYMS

heavy