Etymology

1. afield

adverb. ['əˈfiːld'] far away from home or one's usual surroundings.

Etymology

  • a- (English)
  • a- (Anglo-Norman)
  • field (English)
  • field (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Afield

  • unconcealed
  • satterfield
  • congealed
  • concealed
  • unsealed
  • revealed
  • resealed
  • repealed
  • highyield
  • cofield
  • wheeled
  • appealed
  • yield
  • wield
  • weild
  • shield
  • sealed
  • schield
  • reeled
  • peeled
  • nield
  • neild
  • neeld
  • heeled
  • healed
  • heald
  • feild

Example sentences of the word afield


1. Adjective
If you'd rather not get so far afield, visit Mirror Lake in the Uintas -- a popular spot with its own campground.

2. Noun, singular or mass
His success here encouraged him to look further afield, and with eastern Russia bordering his territory, he didn't have to look very far.

3. Verb, past tense
Most hotels and travel agencies in Fatima, such as Protravel, have a car rental service and can arrange drop-off of a rental car in Fatima from a rental car agency farther afield.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Plantains are a staple of Latin American and Caribbean cuisine, but tend to be confined to ethnic grocery stores farther afield.

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