1. [ noun ] the entering of a legal document into the public record

"he filed a complaint" "he filed his tax return"

Related terms: submission file
2. [ noun ] a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file
Related terms: fragment metal_filing
3. [ noun ] the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)
Related terms: formation file
4. [ noun ] preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc:

"I having some filing to do"

Related terms: storage file
Similar spelling:   filling