English definition of “file”
PAPER [T] (also file away) › to put documents into an ordered system of boxes or files where you can easily find them again: She filed all her tax returns under T.
LAW [T] (also file for) › to officially state that you are going to take someone to court: The police filed charges against the suspect. His wife's filing for divorce.
RUB [T] › to rub something with a rough tool in order to make it smooth
file along/into/through, etc › to walk somewhere in a line, one behind the other: The audience slowly filed back to their seats.