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down·field

 (doun′fēld′)
adv. & adj. Sports
To, into, or in the defensive team's end of the field.
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downfield

(ˈdaʊnˌfiːld) sport
adj
in or at the far end of the field
adv
to the far end of the field
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down•field

(ˈdaʊnˈfild)

adv., adj. Football.
past the line of scrimmage and toward the goal line of the defensive team.
[1940–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.downfield - toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field; "he threw to a downfield receiver"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
down - being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today"
Adv.1.downfield - toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field; "he caught the ball and ran downfield 15 yards"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
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