Meaning : Record in a public office or in a court of law.
File for divorce.
File a complaint.
Synonyms : register
Meaning : Smooth with a file.
File one's fingernails.
Meaning : Proceed in line.
The students filed into the classroom.
Meaning : Place in a container for keeping records.
File these bills, please.
Synonyms : file away
Meaning : A set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together.
Synonyms : data file
Meaning : A steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces. Used for smoothing wood or metal.