Meaning of FILE in English

FILE

n.

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: filed ; fil · ing

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fy ̄ lan, from f ū l foul

Date: before 12th century

chiefly dialect : DEFILE , CORRUPT

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.