Definition of Afield

1. Adverb. Far away from home or one's usual surroundings. "Looking afield for new lands to conquer"

Exact synonyms: Abroad



2. Adverb. In or into a field (especially a field of battle). "Unlawful to carry hunting rifles afield until the season opens"

3. Adverb. Off the subject; beyond the point at issue. "Such digressions can lead us too far afield"

Definition of Afield

1. adv. To, in, or on the field.

Definition of Afield

1. Adverb. Digressing from the topic at hand. ¹

2. Adverb. On the field. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Afield

1. in the field [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Afield

afghanis
afghanite
afghanites
afghans
afib
afibrillar
afibrillar cementum
afibrinogenaemia
afibrinogenemia
afibs
aficionada
aficionadas
aficionadi
aficionado
aficionados
afield (current term)
afikoman
afikomans
afikomen
afikomens
afimoxifene
afire
afire(p)
afka
aflagellate
aflaj
aflame
aflame(p)
aflare
aflare(p)

Literary usage of Afield

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"It was a great joy to go afield with him. His keen eyes saw everything, and he enjoyed nature to the full. I shall never have another such a friend. ..."

2. Bulletin by University of the State of New York (1902)
"guide whose experiences afield are wide and varied, whose knowledge is accurate, whose eyes and ears are well trained, whose tact and kindness are unfailing ..."

3. The Magazine of Poetry by Charles Wells Moulton (1893)
"APRIL'S afield, April's in the air! Almost you may see each hour Willows that at dawn were bare, Meadows that were brown, ..."

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