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Defile (v. i.)

To march off in a line, file by file; to file off.

Defile (v. t.)

Same as Defilade.

Defile (n.)

Any narrow passage or gorge in which troops can march only in a file, or with a narrow front; a long, narrow pass between hills, rocks, etc.

Defile (n.)

The act of defilading a fortress, or of raising the exterior works in order to protect the interior. See Defilade.

Defile (v. t.)

To make foul or impure; to make filthy; to dirty; to befoul; to pollute.

Defile (v. t.)

To soil or sully; to tarnish, as reputation; to taint.

Defile (v. t.)

To injure in purity of character; to corrupt.

Defile (v. t.)

To corrupt the chastity of; to debauch; to violate.

Defile (v. t.)

To make ceremonially unclean; to pollute.

Defile

Geomorphological structure

Defile Synonyms

Gorge

Defile Synonyms

Foul, Befoul, Maculate

Defile Synonyms

Cloud, Sully, Taint, Corrupt

Defile Synonyms

Sully, Stain, Maculate, Tarnish

Defile Rhymes

Aisle, Bile, Bille, Cheil, Deihl, Dial, File, Geil, Gile, Gille, Guile, Heil, Hile, Hyle, I'll, Isle, Kile, Kyl, Kyle, Lile, Lyle, Mile, Niall, Nile, Pfeil, Phyle, Pile, Pyle, Reihl, Rile, Ruyle, Ryle, Seil, Sheil, Smile, Stile, Style, Theil, Theile, Tile, Trial, Vile, Weil, Weill, While, Wile, Wyle, Zile

Argyll, Awhile, Beguile, Compile, Defile, Delisle, Fertile, Hostile, Kurzweil, Marseille, Mikhail, Monteil, Nevile, Panfile, Refile, Restyle, Revile, Soleil, Vantuyl, Worthwhile

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Spanish Translation

Defile in Spanish is Desfiladero

Tagalog Translation

Defile in Tagalog is Dumungis


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