What does Filing mean?

Definitions for Filing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. filing(noun)

    the entering of a legal document into the public record

    "he filed a complaint"; "he filed his tax return"

  2. filing(noun)

    a fragment rubbed off by the use of a file

  3. filing(noun)

    the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)

  4. filing(noun)

    preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.

    "I have some filing to do"


  1. filing(Noun)

    Any particle that has been removed by a file or similar implement; a shaving.

    The process left metal filings all over the bench and the part.

  2. filing(Noun)

    The act of storing documents in an archive; archiving.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Filing

    of File

  2. Filing(noun)

    a fragment or particle rubbed off by the act of filing; as, iron filings


  1. Filing

    In law, filing is the act of submitting a document to the clerk of a court for the court's immediate consideration and for storage in the court's files. Courts will not consider motions unless an appropriate memorandum or brief is filed before the appropriate deadline. Usually a filing fee is paid which is part of court costs.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Filing

    Collections of related records treated as a unit; ordering of such files.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Filing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Filing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Quentin Crisp:

    Is not the whole world a vast house of assignation to which the filing system has been lost?

  2. Rick Rossein:

    If he could prove he was fired at least in part for filing a charge, he could prevail, if he made a complaint and he could prove he was fired for that charge – he has to prove Google was aware that he was filing this charge.

  3. Vladimir Kazarin:

    Together with Athletics Federation, we will be filing law suits against Yulia Stepanova, Vitaly Stepanova as well as against the director of the film Hajo Seppelt, this documentary came about due to clever editing. I did not give anyone banned substances.

  4. David Molton:

    The filing of this plan marks a crucial step in this tragic saga to provide much needed financial relief to the victims and their families. When NECC entered bankruptcy, many people doubted that the victims would ever receive compensation through the bankruptcy process.

  5. Charlize Theron:

    He knew that I was thinking about filing for another adoption, but that we weren't filing together. Penn, she noted, was good at handling boundaries with little Jackson throughout their relationship. There was an understanding that I was a single mom with a very young boy who I had to put in a situation where he understood that Mommy dates, but that he does not have a father.

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