|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|