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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a set of related records (either written or electronic)
kept together [syn: file, data file]
2: a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other [syn:
file, single file, Indian file]
3: office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers
in order [syn: file, file cabinet, filing cabinet]
4: a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of
its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal
v 1: record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for
divorce"; "file a complaint" [syn: file, register]
2: smooth with a file; "file one's fingernails"
3: proceed in line; "The students filed into the classroom"
4: file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with
murdering his wife" [syn: charge, lodge, file]
5: place in a container for keeping records; "File these bills,
please" [syn: file, file away]
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