field noun definition in In school topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

field

 noun: In school topic
(British English also pitch) [countable] (usually in compounds) an area of land used for playing a sport on a baseball/rugby/football, etc. field a sports field Today they take the field (= go on to the field to play a game) against county champions Essex. Players are only reselected if they retain their form on the field (= when they are playing a match). For Liverpool fans, it was a night to remember both on and off the field (= the match was good and so were the celebrations afterwards).