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Definition of "files" []

  • A folder, box, etc, used to keep documents or other items in order (noun)
  • The documents, etc, kept in this way (noun)
  • Documents or information about a specific subject, person, etc (noun)
  • An orderly line or row (noun)
  • A line of people in marching formation, one behind another (noun)
  • Any of the eight vertical rows of squares on a chessboard (noun)
  • A named collection of information, in the form of text, programs, graphics, etc, held on a permanent storage device such as a magnetic disk (noun)
  • A list or catalogue (noun)
  • A group of problems or responsibilities, esp in government, associated with a particular topic (noun)
  • To place (a document, letter, etc) in a file (verb)
  • To put on record, esp to place (a legal document) on public or official record; register (verb)
  • To bring (a suit, esp a divorce suit) in a court of law (verb)
  • To submit (copy) to a newspaper or news agency (verb)
  • To march or walk in a file or files (verb)
  • Plural form of file. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of file. (verb)

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Use "files" in a sentence
  • "The XML files in the _files directory are separated, because they are shared among the tasks"
  • "Double-clicking the accessories folder in the c: \\program files folder moves to c: \\program files\\ accessories folder, not to c: \\accessories."
  • "Process set files = 19990701_jini 19990601_book 19990101_xsl ➥ for \% \% 0 in (\% files\%) do \% xslprocessor\% - in \% \% 0. xml - out \% \% 0. xtr"