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Etymology

1. tickler

noun. a file of memoranda or notices that remind of things to be done.

Synonyms

  • file
  • data file

Antonyms

  • taper file
  • roughen

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tickle (English)
  • tikelen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Tickler File

  • versatile
  • worthwhile
  • vantuyl
  • restyle
  • panfile
  • monteil
  • marseille
  • kurzweil
  • hostile
  • compile
  • soleil
  • revile
  • refile
  • nevile
  • mikhail
  • fertile
  • delisle
  • beguile
  • argyll
  • while
  • trial
  • style
  • stile
  • smile
  • awhile
  • zile
  • wyle
  • wile
  • weill
  • weil

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. file

noun. ['ˈfaɪl'] office furniture consisting of a container for keeping papers in order.

Synonyms

  • filing cabinet
  • vertical file
  • card index
  • file cabinet
  • card catalogue
  • office furniture

Antonyms

  • absolve
  • linger
  • calm
  • overcharge

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))

Sentences with tickler-file


1. Noun Phrase
It doesn't take more than a quick, five-minute phone call to touch base once a month, and a rotating tickler file will keep you updated on who needs the next calls and when.

2. Noun Phrase
In most cases, electronic tracking is more efficient than using a tickler file or writing renewal dates on a calendar.

3. Noun Phrase
If you require vendors to supply you with certificates of insurance, create some kind of tickler file to remind you when you need to request updated certificates.

4. Noun Phrase
Your bookkeeper can also prepare a tickler file of bills to be paid and can have checks cut by your accounting software and presented, with the bill and return envelope attached, for your signature.

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