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filing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

as in document, form

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filing

verb (1)
present participle of file

Synonyms & Antonyms of filing (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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filing

verb (2)
present participle of file

Synonyms & Antonyms of filing (Entry 3 of 3)

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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The first known use of filing was in the 14th century

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“Filing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/filing. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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