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    file - Dictionary definition and meaning for word file

    Definition
    (noun) a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
    Synonyms : data file
    Definition
    (noun) a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
    Synonyms : indian file , single file
    Definition
    (noun) office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order Definition
    (noun) a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal Definition
    (verb) record in a public office or in a court of law
    Synonyms : register
    Example Sentence
    • file for divorce
    • file a complaint
    Definition
    (verb) smooth with a file
    Example Sentence
    • file one's fingernails
    Definition
    (verb) proceed in line
    Example Sentence
    • The students filed into the classroom
    Definition
    (verb) file a formal charge against
    Synonyms : charge , lodge
    Example Sentence
    • The suspect was charged with murdering his wife
    Definition
    (verb) place in a container for keeping records
    Synonyms : file away
    Example Sentence
    • File these bills, please
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