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Overview of noun filing

The noun filing has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) filing

(the entering of a legal document into the public record; "he filed a complaint"; "he filed his tax return")

2. filing

(a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file)

3. filing

(the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object))

4. filing

(preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.; "I have some filing to do")


Overview of verb file

The verb file has 5 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (50) file, register

(record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for divorce"; "file a complaint")

2. (10) file

(smooth with a file; "file one's fingernails")

3. (3) file

(proceed in line; "The students filed into the classroom")

4. (2) charge, lodge, file

(file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife")

5. (1) file, file away

(place in a container for keeping records; "File these bills, please")

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