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Definition of the adverb afield
What does afield mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- far away from home or one's usual surroundings
- example: looking afield for new lands to conquer
- synonym of afield: abroad
- in or into a field (especially a field of battle)
- examples: the armies were afield, challenging the enemy's advance | unlawful to carry hunting rifles afield until the season opens
- off the subject; beyond the point at issue
- example: such digressions can lead us too far afield
Alternative definition of the adverb afield
- Digressing from the topic at hand.
- On the field.
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Dictionary of Homonyms (2007)
by David Rothwell
' afield Both meanings of this adverb are concerned with location, but they are certainly very different.
by Manfred Lurker
afield«,. ameadow«,. etc. In myth, Ull is the son of. 1. Sif and the stepson of. 1. Thor. Ullikummi. Ancient Anatolian demon, created by the dethroned king of the gods 1 Kumarbi, by making a stone pregnant, ...
by Margaret Mallett
afield«. is what is written andspoken about, forexample children might be talking about the appearance andhabitsof the classroom snails. The. amode«refers. tothekind of languageused (itwill be different in a telephone call, an e-mail or a ...
A Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)
by Katie Wales
afield. of influence«, this term has come to be very popular: (1) domain in sociolinguistics, following the work of J.A. Fishman (e.g. 1971), refers to general areas of language use which are socially and functionally significant, often ...
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Video shows what afield means. away (from the home or starting point, physical or conceptual), usually preceded by far (or farther, further).. On the field.. Afield ...
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Better afield with the birds than hanging on lords.
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Scrabble value of A1F4I1E1L1D2
The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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