F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \ˈfī-liŋ\
    • /ˈfaɪ.lɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˈfī-liŋ\

Definitions of filing word

  • noun filing A small particle rubbed off by a file when smoothing or shaping something. 1
  • noun filing storage of documents 1
  • noun,plural filing metal shavings 1
  • noun filing the work of filing documents 0
  • noun filing something that is filed 0
  • noun filing a submission to a court or other authority 0

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Parts of speech for Filing


filing popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

filing usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for filing

noun filing

  • shaving — the act, process, or an instance of shaving or being shaved.
  • particle — a minute portion, piece, fragment, or amount; a tiny or very small bit: a particle of dust; not a particle of supporting evidence.
  • splinter — a small, thin, sharp piece of wood, bone, or the like, split or broken off from the main body.
  • shard — a fragment, especially of broken earthenware.
  • shred — a piece cut or torn off, especially in a narrow strip.

adjective filing

  • policing — Also called police force. an organized civil force for maintaining order, preventing and detecting crime, and enforcing the laws.
  • marching — to touch at the border; border.

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