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file1

file1

 
pronunciation:
faIl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a holder for keeping papers or other objects safe and in order.
similar words:
catalogue
definition 2: the papers or other objects that are so kept.
Schools keep files on all their students.
definition 3: a line of things or people standing in order.
We walked down the hall in single file.
similar words:
row
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: filed, files, filing
definition 1: to store in a file.
The secretary filed the reports in alphabetical order.
definition 2: to present, hand in, or send.
The lawyer filed a notice at the courthouse.Have you filed your tax return yet?
similar words:
lodge
definition 3: to march in a line.
The parade filed through downtown.
similar words:
march
derivation: filer (n.)
Word Builder: file +
  • file cabinet:
    a piece of furniture for holding many paper files.
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The word file contains the following part:
fil2 Latin root that means thread, line
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