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file

verb (1)

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(Entry 1 of 3)

to make smooth by friction
  • beautifully filed nails that obviously had been done by a manicurist

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file

verb (2)

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to move along with a steady regular step especially in a group
  • to the strains of that familiar music, this year's graduating class filed into the auditorium

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file

noun

Synonyms of file (Entry 3 of 3)

a series of persons or things arranged one behind another
  • a long file of people waiting to get tickets to the game

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The first known use of file was before the 12th century

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“File.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/file. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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