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fielding

[ feel-ding ]SEE DEFINITION OF fielding

Synonyms for fielding

  • deflect
  • handle
  • pick up
  • retrieve
  • cover
  • hold
  • occupy
  • patrol
  • play
  • return
  • stop
  • deal with
  • turn aside
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Antonyms for fielding

  • abandon
  • ignore
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIELDING

Soon after the publication of the book, a great calamity came on Fielding.

The appearance which Fielding makes is no doubt the most modest of the four.

The champions of that great movement were Fielding, Ferrand, and Oastler.

Spenser may have lost by being less realistic than Fielding.

His first piece was Fielding's "Opera of Operas," produced in 1733.

Richardson adopts their tone; he is always gibing at Fielding. '

But examine the novelists of the period; what about Fielding?

Fielding's men and women are alive, though History's are not.

Because you were doing the thankless work, as you always are, and fielding for every one else.

"No, Fielding, it is not necessary; I am competent to attend to it myself," she answered.

WORD ORIGIN

1823 in cricket (by 1884 in baseball), verbal noun from field (v.).