Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun file

4 senses of file

Sense 1
file, data file -- (a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together)
       => record -- (anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques")

Sense 2
file, single file, Indian file -- (a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other)
       => line -- (a formation of people or things one behind another; "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter")

Sense 3
file, file cabinet, filing cabinet -- (office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order)
       => office furniture -- (furniture intended for use in an office)

Sense 4
file -- (a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal)
       => hand tool -- (a tool used with workers' hands)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb file

5 senses of file

Sense 1
file, register -- (record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for divorce"; "file a complaint")
       => register -- (record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions)

Sense 2
file -- (smooth with a file; "file one's fingernails")
       => smooth, smoothen -- (make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood")

Sense 3
file -- (proceed in line; "The students filed into the classroom")
       => march, process -- (march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room")
          Phrasal Verb-> file in#1; file out#1

Sense 4
charge, lodge, file -- (file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife")
       => accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate -- (bring an accusation against; level a charge against; "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse")

Sense 5
file, file away -- (place in a container for keeping records; "File these bills, please")
       => record, enter, put down -- (make a record of; set down in permanent form)

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