Definitions for file

Definitions for (noun) file

Main entry: file

Definition: a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal

Main entry: file, file cabinet, filing cabinet

Definition: office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order

Main entry: data file, file

Definition: a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together

Main entry: Indian file, file, single file

Definition: a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other

Definitions for (verb) file

Main entry: charge, file, lodge

Definition: file a formal charge against

Usage: The suspect was charged with murdering his wife

Main entry: file, file away

Definition: place in a container for keeping records

Usage: File these bills, please

Main entry: file, register

Definition: record in a public office or in a court of law

Usage: file for divorce; file a complaint

Main entry: file

Definition: smooth with a file

Usage: file one's fingernails

Main entry: file

Definition: proceed in line

Usage: The students filed into the classroom

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