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complain

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of complain

  1. to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely the time-honored tradition of new recruits complaining about the food in the mess hall Synonyms of complain beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowl Words Related to complain object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lament Phrases kick up a fuss Near Antonyms of complain accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commend Antonyms of complain crow, delight, rejoice


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