- 1 [transitive] field somebody/something to provide a candidate, speaker, team, etc. to represent you in an election, a competition, etc. Each of the main parties fielded more than 300 candidates. This year the United States is fielding a very strong group of swimmers. in baseball
- 2 [intransitive] to be the person or the team that catches the ball and throws it back after someone has hit it Our team will field first.
- 3[transitive] field something to catch the ball and throw it back He expertly fielded the ball. questions
- 4 [transitive] field something to receive and deal with questions or comments The network had to field more than 300 phone calls after last night's program.
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NAmE//fild//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they field
he / she / it fields
past simple fielded
-ing form fielding