file

Part of speech: verb

To cut or sharpen with a file.

Part of speech: noun

A hard steel abrading instrument.

Part of speech: verb

To put on file, as papers.

Part of speech: verb

To march in file, as soldiers.

Part of speech: noun

Any device to keep papers in order for reference.

Part of speech: noun

A collection of papers arranged for reference.

Part of speech: noun

A row of men standing or marching one behind another.

Part of speech: noun

A roll; list.

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Usage examples "file":

  1. Round their shores file shadows black of cedargroves. - "Ulysses", James Joyce.
  2. Frequently a Sawtooth man would file upon land before any other man had claimed it. - "Sawtooth Ranch", B. M. Bower.
  3. File No. 25- 9- 2. The situation is as follows: The submarine issue is very much more serious than the people realize in America. - "The Victory At Sea", William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick.