Synonyms of file


1. file, data file, record

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

2. file, single file, Indian file, line

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

3. file, file cabinet, filing cabinet, office furniture

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

4. file, hand tool

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


1. file, register, register

usage: record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for divorce"; "file a complaint"

2. file, smooth, smoothen

usage: smooth with a file; "file one's fingernails"

3. file, march, process

usage: proceed in line; "The students filed into the classroom"

4. charge, lodge, file, accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate

usage: file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"

5. file, file away, record, enter, put down

usage: place in a container for keeping records; "File these bills, please"

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