how to pronounce field


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field is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of field in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… finds it fine but she did field many …”

meanings of field


  1. Part (usually one half) of a frame in an interlaced signal.
  2. All of the competitors in any outdoor contest or trial, or all except the favourites in the betting.
  3. A place where competitive matches are carried out with figures, playing field, in a board game or in a computer game.
  4. The open country near or belonging to a town or city.
  5. Any of certain structures serving cognition.
  6. A physical or virtual location for the input of information in the form of symbols.
  7. A place where a battle is fought; a battlefield.
  8. An area reserved for playing a game or race with one's physical force.
  9. A wide, open space that is usually used to grow crops or to hold farm animals.
  10. A competitive situation, circumstances in which one faces conflicting moves of rivals.
  11. A physical phenomenon (such as force, potential or fluid velocity) that pervades a region; a mathematical model of such a phenomenon that associates each point and time with a scalar, vector or tensor quantity.
  12. A land area free of woodland, cities, and towns; open country.
  13. Any of various figurative meanings, often dead metaphors.
  14. A place where competitive matches are carried out.
  15. A region containing a particular mineral.


  1. To defeat.
  2. To place (a team, its players, etc.) in a game. The away team fielded two new players and the second-choice goalkeeper.
  3. To execute research (in the field).
  4. To intercept or catch (a ball) and play it.
  5. To deploy in the field.
  6. To answer; to address.
  7. To be the team catching and throwing the ball, as opposed to hitting it.


  1. A surname​.

field frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word field occurs in english on average 91.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics field can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that field can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to field


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