- To or in a field or fields.
- Away from home or one's usual place.
- Off the subject.
Middle english, from a- + field field.
- He went afield to hunt for deer.
- She went afield to find the perfect location for her new house.
- He went afield to search for a new job.
- The discussion went afield and no longer pertained to the topic.
- The company is taking its business afield and expanding internationally.