Textual thesaurus for "field"

(noun) line of business, field of operation

a particular kind of commercial enterprise

they are outstanding in their field

(noun) airfield, flying field, landing field

a place where planes take off and land

(noun) field of view

the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument)

(noun) field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, discipline

a branch of knowledge

in what discipline is his doctorate?; teachers should be well trained in their subject; anthropology is the study of human beings

(noun) field of battle, field of honor, battlefield, battleground

a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought

they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

(noun) theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations, field of operations

a region in which active military operations are in progress

the army was in the field awaiting action; he served in the Vietnam theater for three years

(noun) athletic field, playing area, playing field

a piece of land prepared for playing a game

the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field

(noun) plain, champaign

extensive tract of level open land

they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain; he longed for the fields of his youth

(noun) force field, field of force

the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it

(noun) orbit, area, arena, sphere, domain

a particular environment or walk of life

his social sphere is limited; it was a closed area of employment; he's out of my orbit