Definitions of file:
  • noun:   a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
  • noun:   office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order
  • noun:   a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
  • noun:   a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
  • verb:   place in a container for keeping records
    Example: "File these bills, please"
  • verb:   record in a public office or in a court of law
    Example: "File for divorce"
  • verb:   smooth with a file
    Example: "File one's fingernails"
  • verb:   proceed in line
    Example: "The students filed into the classroom"
  • verb:   file a formal charge against
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #19703)

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