Synonyms of filing


1. filing, submission, entry

usage: the entering of a legal document into the public record; "he filed a complaint"; "he filed his tax return"

2. filing, fragment

usage: a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file

3. filing, formation, shaping

usage: the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)

4. filing, storage

usage: preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.; "I have some filing to do"


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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