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  1. file
    IPA[fīl]
  2. noun

    • 1. a folder or box for holding loose papers that are typically arranged in a particular order for easy reference:

      a file of correspondence
    • 2. the contents of a file folder or box.

    • 3. a collection of data, programs, etc., stored in a computer's memory or on a storage device under a single identifying name:

      do you want to save this file? a file name
      Synonym : batch of data, document, text, program

    verb

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: file, plural noun: files

    • v.: verb: file, 3rd person present: files, gerund or present participle: filing, past tense: filed, past participle: filed

  4. Phrase

    • noun

      a line of people or things one behind another:

      a small detachment of troops:

    • verb

      (of a group of people) walk one behind the other, typically in an orderly and solemn manner:
    • noun

      a tool with a roughened surface or surfaces, typically of steel, used for smoothing or shaping a hard material:
    • verb

      smooth or shape (something) with a file:

      remove something by grinding it off with a file:

    • noun

      pounded or powdered sassafras leaves used to flavor and thicken soup, especially gumbo.
    • noun

      a folder or box for holding loose papers together and in order for easy reference:

      a collection of information about a particular person or thing:

    • verb

      place (a document) in a cabinet, box, or folder in a particular order:

      submit (a legal document, application, or charge) to be placed on record by the appropriate authority:

    • noun

      a line of people or things one behind another:

      a small detachment of troops:

    • verb

      (of a group of people) walk one behind the other, typically in an orderly and solemn manner:
    • noun

      a tool with a roughened surface or surfaces, typically of steel, used for smoothing or shaping a hard material.
    • verb

      smooth or shape with a file:

      remove something by grinding it off with a file.

    • noun

      pounded or powdered sassafras leaves used to flavour and thicken soup, especially gumbo.
    • noun

      a small particle rubbed off by a file when smoothing or shaping something:
    • noun

      a small particle rubbed off by a file when smoothing or shaping something:
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