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Verb: complain  kum'pleyn
  1. Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
    "My mother complains all day";
    - kick, plain [archaic], sound off, quetch, kvetch [N. Amer], moan
     
  2. Make a formal accusation; bring a formal charge
    "The plaintiff's lawyer complained that he defendant had physically abused his client"

Derived forms: complaining, complains, complained

Type of: charge

Antonym: cheer

Encyclopedia: Complain