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1. clerk

noun. ['ˈklɝːk'] an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts).

Synonyms

  • postal clerk
  • tally clerk
  • penpusher
  • tallyman
  • timekeeper
  • hotel clerk
  • mail clerk
  • plotter
  • filing clerk
  • pencil pusher
  • paper-pusher
  • filer
  • file clerk
  • desk clerk
  • sorter
  • shipping clerk
  • settler
  • hotel desk clerk
  • mapper

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • girl
  • female child
  • studio

Etymology

  • clerc (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clerc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. clerk

noun. ['ˈklɝːk'] a salesperson in a store.

Synonyms

  • sales representative
  • sales rep
  • shop clerk
  • shop boy
  • salesperson
  • shop assistant
  • salesclerk

Antonyms

  • fail
  • malfunction
  • mistress
  • slave driver

Etymology

  • clerc (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clerc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. file

verb. ['ˈfaɪl'] record in a public office or in a court of law.

Synonyms

  • trademark

Antonyms

  • undock
  • pop out

Etymology

  • feol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fil (French)
  • filum (Latin)
  • fil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • filium (Latin)
  • file (French)
  • filen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fylan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. file

noun. ['ˈfaɪl'] a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together.

Synonyms

  • mug book
  • mug file
  • tickler
  • computer file
  • tickler file
  • data file

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • empty
  • negative charge
  • positive charge

Etymology

  • feol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fil (French)
  • filum (Latin)
  • fil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • filium (Latin)
  • file (French)
  • filen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fylan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. file

verb. ['ˈfaɪl'] smooth with a file.

Synonyms

  • smoothen
  • smooth

Antonyms

  • exit
  • get off
  • unplug

Etymology

  • feol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fil (French)
  • filum (Latin)
  • fil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • filium (Latin)
  • file (French)
  • filen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fylan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. file

verb. ['ˈfaɪl'] proceed in line.

Synonyms

  • march

Antonyms

  • end
  • precede

Etymology

  • feol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fil (French)
  • filum (Latin)
  • fil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • filium (Latin)
  • file (French)
  • filen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fylan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. file

verb. ['ˈfaɪl'] file a formal charge against.

Synonyms

  • accuse
  • charge
  • criminate
  • lodge
  • incriminate

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • inactivity
  • natural object
  • curve

Etymology

  • feol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fil (French)
  • filum (Latin)
  • fil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • filium (Latin)
  • file (French)
  • filen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fylan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. file

noun. ['ˈfaɪl'] a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other.

Synonyms

  • column
  • line
  • single file
  • snake dance

Antonyms

  • credit
  • arise
  • pay cash
  • praise

Etymology

  • feol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fil (French)
  • filum (Latin)
  • fil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • filium (Latin)
  • file (French)
  • filen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fylan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. file

noun. ['ˈfaɪl'] a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal.

Synonyms

  • wood file
  • hand tool
  • rat-tail file
  • nailfile
  • flat file
  • blunt file
  • taper file
  • haft
  • helve
  • rasp

Antonyms

  • taper file
  • punch out
  • clock out
  • erase

Etymology

  • feol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fil (French)
  • filum (Latin)
  • fil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • filium (Latin)
  • file (French)
  • filen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fylan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. file

verb. ['ˈfaɪl'] place in a container for keeping records.

Synonyms

  • enter
  • put down
  • file away

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • dissuasion

Etymology

  • feol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fil (French)
  • filum (Latin)
  • fil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • filium (Latin)
  • file (French)
  • filen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fylan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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