Synonyms for (noun) file

Synonyms: file

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

Similar words: hand tool

Definition: a tool used with workers' hands


Synonyms: file, file cabinet, filing cabinet

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

Similar words: office furniture

Definition: furniture intended for use in an office


Synonyms: data file, file

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

Similar words: record

Definition: anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events

Usage: the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques


Synonyms: Indian file, file, single file

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

Similar words: line

Definition: a formation of people or things one behind another

Usage: the line stretched clear around the corner; you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter

Synonyms for (verb) file

Synonyms: charge, file, lodge

Definition: file a formal charge against

Usage: The suspect was charged with murdering his wife

Similar words: impeach, incriminate, criminate, accuse

Definition: bring an accusation against; level a charge against

Usage: The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse


Synonyms: file, file away

Definition: place in a container for keeping records

Usage: File these bills, please

Similar words: record, put down, enter

Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form


Synonyms: file, register

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

Usage: file for divorce; file a complaint

Similar words: register

Definition: record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions


Synonyms: file

Definition: smooth with a file

Usage: file one's fingernails

Similar words: smooth, smoothen

Definition: make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing

Usage: smooth the surface of the wood


Synonyms: file

Definition: proceed in line

Usage: The students filed into the classroom

Similar words: march, process

Definition: march in a procession

Usage: They processed into the dining room