4 letter word starting with fil

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file noun An orderly succession; a line; a row, A row of soldiers ranged one behind another; — in contradistinction to rank, which designates a row of soldiers standing abreast; a number consisting the depth of a body of troops, which, in the ordinary modern formation, consists of two men, the battalion standing two deep, or in two ranks., An orderly collection of papers, arranged in sequence or classified for preservation and reference; as, files of letters or of newspapers; this mail brings English files to the 15th instant., The line, wire, or other contrivance, by which papers are put and kept in order., A roll or list., Course of thought; thread of narration., To set in order; to arrange, or lay away, esp. as papers in a methodical manner for preservation and reverence; to place on file; to insert in its proper place in an arranged body of papers., To bring before a court or legislative body by presenting proper papers in a regular way; as, to file a petition or bill., To put upon the files or among the records of a court; to note on (a paper) the fact date of its reception in court., To march in a file or line, as soldiers, not abreast, but one after another; — generally with off., A steel instrument, having cutting ridges or teeth, made by indentation with a chisel, used for abrading or smoothing other substances, as metals, wood, etc., Anything employed to smooth, polish, or rasp, literally or figuratively., A shrewd or artful person., To rub, smooth, or cut away, with a file; to sharpen with a file; as, to file a saw or a tooth., To smooth or polish as with a file., To make foul; to defile.
fill noun One of the thills or shafts of a carriage., To make full; to supply with as much as can be held or contained; to put or pour into, till no more can be received; to occupy the whole capacity of., To furnish an abudant supply to; to furnish with as mush as is desired or desirable; to occupy the whole of; to swarm in or overrun., To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy., To possess and perform the duties of; to officiate in, as an incumbent; to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a throne; the president fills the office of chief magistrate; the speaker of the House fills the chair., To supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a vacancy., To press and dilate, as a sail; as, the wind filled the sails., To trim (a yard) so that the wind shall blow on the after side of the sails., To make an embankment in, or raise the level of (a low place), with earth or gravel., To become full; to have the whole capacity occupied; to have an abundant supply; to be satiated; as, corn fills well in a warm season; the sail fills with the wind., To fill a cup or glass for drinking., A full supply, as much as supplies want; as much as gives complete satisfaction.
film noun A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity; hence, any thin, slight covering., A slender thread, as that of a cobweb., To cover with a thin skin or pellicle.