field (noun) LISTEN
A field is a piece of open land, especially for growing things or for animals.
- If you drive through Nebraska, you'll see endless fields of corn.
- The sheep were grazing (eating grass) in the field.
A field is also an area where sports are played.
- An American football field is 100 yards long.
A field can also be a particular branch of interest.
- There are lots of jobs available in the engineering fields.
play the field: to date several people during a specific time. Example: After Celeste’s divorce, she decided to play the field.
In pop culture
What’s your favorite Beatles’ song? Transport yourself to a simpler time and watch the Fab Four as they sing the dreamy “Strawberry Fields Forever.”
And talking about dreamy, watch the trailer of the movie Field of Dreams about a man who hears voices telling him to build a baseball field in the middle of nowhere.