[ UK /ɐfˈiːld/ ]
[ US /əˈfiɫd/ ]
[ US /əˈfiɫd/ ]
in or into a field (especially a field of battle)
unlawful to carry hunting rifles afield until the season opens
the armies were afield, challenging the enemy's advance
off the subject; beyond the point at issue
such digressions can lead us too far afield
far away from home or one's usual surroundings
looking afield for new lands to conquer
How To Use afield In A Sentence
- However, if you choose to travel further afield, to Ringsend for example, a woman's wash, cut and blow-dry will cost just £13.50 in one salon.
- Not many hunters go afield these days dressed in jeans, a worn Army jacket and old work boots.
- And with prospects for UK commercial property now looking less rosy, a number of advisers are suggesting that their clients look farther afield. Times, Sunday Times
- Driving further afield for the cheapest petrol is a false economy for many drivers. Times, Sunday Times
- The flocks often consist of winter visitors, which come here in large numbers from as far afield as Russia. Times, Sunday Times
- Curiosity took me further and further afield as I got older. Times, Sunday Times
- The temptation is often to buy close to home, but while local knowledge can be useful, better investments may lie farther afield. Times, Sunday Times
- I'll not deny that flowers pop up their heads afield without such call, that the jack-in-the-pulpit speaks its maiden sermon on some other beckoning of nature. Journeys to Bagdad
- Law schools do tolerate some non-PC thinking, but not anything to far afield from the orthodoxy. The Volokh Conspiracy » Add Bad Ethics to the Problems of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”?
- Dassies have less cover and need to venture further afield to feed themselves, exposing them to hunting eagles.