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Definition 1: toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where downfield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he caught the ball and ran downfield 15 yards

(downfield belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 2: toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where downfield or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he threw to a downfield receiver

(downfield is similar to ...) 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"

(downfield belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

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