Field Field, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fielded; p. pr. & vb. n. Fielding.] 1. To take the field. [Obs.] --Spenser. 2. (Ball Playing) To stand out in the field, ready to catch, stop, or throw the ball., Field Field, v. t. (Ball Playing) To catch, stop, throw, etc. (the ball), as a fielder.