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How to Pronounce file?

Correct pronunciation for the word "file" is [fˈa͡ɪl], [fˈa‍ɪl], [f_ˈaɪ_l].

Definition of file

  1. A well-known steel instrument with little furrows on the surface, used in cutting or smoothing metals, ivory, or wood; a polishing apparatus.
  2. To smooth or cut, as with a file; to correct.
  3. To march in a file or line, as soldiers. To file off, to wheel off by files and march in length. Rank and file, the common soldiers; a body of men under leaders.
  4. A line or wire on which papers are strung; the papers so strung or otherwise arranged in order; a bundle of papers tied together, with the title of each indorsed; a list or catalogue; a row of soldiers ranged one behind another, from front to rear.
  5. To string or to fasten as papers, on a line or wire for preservation; to arrange papers in a bundle and in order; to present or exhibit officially or for trial.

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

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What is the present tense of File?

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

  • - I file

  • - You file

  • - He/She/It files

  • - We file

  • - You file

  • - They file
  • What is the past tense of File?

  • The personal forms of the verb "file" in past tense are as follows:

  • - I filed

  • - You filed

  • - He/She/It filed

  • - We filed

  • - You filed

  • - They filed
  • What is the adjective for file?

    The adjective form of the word "file" is "filed".

    Usage over time for file:

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

    What is the plural form of file?

    The plural of the "file" can be the "files".

    What is the singular form of file?

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

    Synonyms for File:


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