What does folder mean?

Definitions for folder
ˈfoʊl dərfold·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. booklet, brochure, folder, leaflet, pamphlet(noun)

    a small book usually having a paper cover

  2. folder(noun)

    covering that is folded over to protect the contents


  1. folder(Noun)

    An organizer that papers are kept in, usually with an index tab, to be stored as a single unit in a filing cabinet.

    I keep all my schoolwork in a yellow folder.

  2. folder(Noun)

    A virtual container in a computer's file system, in which files and other folders may be stored. The files and subfolders in a folder are usually related.

    My essays are in the folder named "Essays"

  3. folder(Noun)

    A machine or person who folds things.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Folder(noun)

    one who, or that which, folds; esp., a flat, knifelike instrument used for folding paper

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. folder

    The movable sight of a fire-arm.

Anagrams for folder »

  1. refold

  2. rolfed

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  1. folder


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of folder in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of folder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of folder in a Sentence

  1. Ted Cruz:

    I appreciate you dumping your oppo research folder on the debate stage.

  2. Mladen Cadikovski:

    (But) it's a different feeling when you open the folder and see at least a dozen real conversations, that your life is sitting wide open in the palm of someone's hand.

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