complain definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To express thoughts of discomfort, dissatisfaction, or resentment.
    • to produce an official accusation or bring an official cost.
    • to offer utterance to expression of grief, discomfort, censure, regret. etc.; to lament; to murmur; to find fault; -- popular with of. In addition, to creak or squeak, as a timber or wheel.
    • which will make a formal accusation; to help make a charge.
    • to state thoughts of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment.
    • which will make a formal accusation or bring a formal cost.
    • to offer utterance to expression of grief, pain, censure, regret. etc.; to lament; to murmur; locate fault; -- popular with of. In addition, to creak or squeak, as a timber or wheel.
    • to create a formal accusation; which will make a charge.
  • verb:
    • to convey feelings of discomfort, dissatisfaction, or resentment.
    • to help make an official accusation or bring a formal charge.
    • express issues, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
    • make a formal accusation; bring a formal fee
    • to convey feelings of discomfort, dissatisfaction, or resentment.
    • which will make an official accusation or bring a formal fee.
    • express grievances, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
    • make a formal accusation; bring a formal cost
  • verb-transitive:
    • To lament; to bewail.
    • To lament; to bewail.
  • others:
    • To total expressions of grief, pain, uneasiness, censure, resentment, or dissatisfaction; lament or murmur about such a thing; discover fault.
    • Figuratively, to make an audio resembling that of lamentation or suffering; emit a mournful noise or noise: because, the complaining wind; the sea complains dismally.
    • To utter a manifestation of disquiet or sorrow from some cause; discuss about it the suffering of anything: with of: because, to grumble of annoyance, of poverty, or of incorrect.
    • to create a formal accusation against an individual, or because of such a thing; make a charge: with of.
    • Synonyms To bewail, repine, grieve, mourn, grumble, croak.
    • To lament; bewail; deplore.
    • To complete expressions of grief, discomfort, uneasiness, censure, resentment, or dissatisfaction; lament or murmur about anything; find fault.
    • Figuratively, to help make a sound resembling that lamentation or suffering; emit a mournful sound or noise: since, the complaining wind; the ocean complains dismally.
    • To utter a manifestation of disquiet or sorrow from some cause; speak of the suffering of such a thing: with of: because, to grumble of hassle, of impoverishment, or of wrong.
    • In order to make an official accusation against someone, or due to everything; make a charge: with of.
    • Synonyms To bewail, repine, grieve, mourn, grumble, croak.
    • To lament; bewail; deplore.
  • noun:
    • problem; outcry.
    • issue; outcry.

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