field (Noun) — A piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed. ex. "he planted a field of wheat"
field (Noun) — A region where a battle is being (or has been) fought. ex. "they made a tour of Civil War fields of battle"
field (Noun) — Somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected. ex. "anthropologists do much of their work in the field"
field (Noun) — A branch of knowledge. ex. "in what subject field is his doctorate?"
field (Noun) — The space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it.
field (Noun) — A particular kind of commercial enterprise. ex. "they are outstanding in their field"
field (Noun) — A particular environment or walk of life. ex. "his social field is limited"
field (Noun) — A piece of land prepared for playing a game. ex. "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
field (Noun) — Extensive tract of level open land. ex. "he longed for the fields of his youth"
field (Noun) — (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1. ex. "the set of all rational numbers is a field"
field (Noun) — (military) a region in which active military operations are in progress. ex. "the army was in the field awaiting action"
field (Noun) — (horse racing) all of the horses in a particular horse race.
field (Noun) — All the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event.
field (Noun) — A geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found. ex. "the diamond fields of South Africa"
field (Noun) — (computing) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information.
field (Noun) — The area that is visible (as through an optical instrument).
field (Noun) — A place where planes take off and land.
field (Verb) — Catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket.
field (Verb) — (sport) play as a fielder.
field (Verb) — Answer adequately or successfully. ex. "The lawyer fielded all questions from the press"
field (Verb) — Select (a team or individual player) for a game. ex. "The Buckeyes fielded a young new quarterback for the Rose Bowl"