What does Filing mean?

Definitions for Filing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Filing.

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. Matthew Byrnes:

    We are hopeful that we will be successful with this filing.

  2. Doug Getten:

    The lenders want to avoid being the cause of a company's bankruptcy filing.

  3. Quentin Crisp:

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

  4. Lida Wang:

    We are already doing all the preparation for a shelf filing, we have a very good relationship with banks.

  5. Lotte Group:

    Carrying out procedures such as a modified filing to protect investors are currently physically difficult.

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