verb (used with object), in·ter·filed, in·ter·fil·ing.

to combine two or more similarly arranged sets of items, as cards or documents, into a single file.

Origin of interfile

First recorded in 1945–50; inter- + file1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for interfile


verb (tr)

to place (one or more items) among other items in a file or arrangement
to combine (two or more sets of items) in one file or arrangement
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