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