Meaning of FIELD in English


Function: transitive verb

Date: 1823

1 a : to catch or pick up (as a batted ball) and usually throw to a teammate b : to take care of or respond to (as a telephone call or a request) c : to give an impromptu answer or solution to <the senator field ed the reporters' questions>

2 : to put into the field < field an army> < field a team> also : to enter in competition

intransitive verb : to play as a fielder

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.