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How to Pronounce defile?

Correct pronunciation for the word "defile" is [dɪfˈa͡ɪl], [dɪfˈa‍ɪl], [d_ɪ_f_ˈaɪ_l].

Definition of defile

  1. To march off in a line, or file by file; to file off.
  2. A long narrow pass, as between hills, in which troops can march only in a file or with a narrow front.
  3. To make foul or dirty; to soil or stain; to pollute; to corrupt; to violate.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Defile?

  • The personal forms of the verb "defile" in the present tense are:

  • - I defile

  • - You defile

  • - He/she/it defiles

  • - We defile

  • - You defile

  • - They defile
  • What is the past tense of Defile?

  • The personal forms of the verb "defile" in past tense, also known as the simple past tense, are as follows:

  • 1st person singular: I defiled

  • Example: I defiled the sacred ground.

  • 2nd person singular: You defiled

  • Example: You defiled the purity of the water.

  • 3rd person singular: He/she/it defiled

  • Example: He defiled the temple with his disrespectful actions.

  • 1st person plural: We defiled

  • Example: We
  • What is the adverb for defile?

    The adverb form of the word "defile" is "defilingly".

    What is the adjective for defile?

    The adjective form of the word "defile" is "defiled".

    Usage over time for defile:

    This graph shows how "defile" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of defile?

    The plural of the "defile" can be the "defiles".

    What is the singular form of defile?

    The singular of the "defile" can be the "defile".

    Synonyms for Defile:


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