field

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field

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
field

Plural
fields

An open field
  1. (countable) A field is an open area of land that can be used for many different things, from sports to crop-growing.


Verb[change]

Plain form
field

Third-person singular
fields

Past tense
fielded

Past participle
fielded

Present participle
fielding

  1. (transitive) If you field something, you answer it; you address it.
  2. (transitive) (sports) If you field the team, you place them in the game.