Complain

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Complain Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • make a formal accusation; bring a formal charge; "The plaintiff''s lawyer complained that he defendant had physically abused his client"
  • express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Complain'


  • Complaint: This article is about the legal usage. For complaints in other contexts, see complaint (disambiguation). In legal terminology, a complaint is any formal
  • No Reason to Complain: to Complain is a stand up comedy performance by comedian Patton Oswalt, released on DVD by Comedy Central. The "Patton Oswalt: No Reason to Complain" DVD
  • Can't Complain: For the Nickel Creek song, see Can't Complain (song). Can't Complain is a 2009 American independent comedy film written and produced by Corey Williams

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'Complain' example sentence in quotations


* Never complain and never explain. - Benjamin Disraeli

* Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do. - Dale Carnegie

* Many complain of their memory, few of their judgment. - Benjamin Franklin


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Complain Sample Sentences in News


  • Man calls 911 to complain about deputy's investigation
    A South Florida man called 911 to complain that a sheriff's deputy was taking too long to finish an investigation into a fraudulent transaction. Read more on this news related to 'Complain'
  • Suspect calls 911 to complain about deputy
    A South Florida man called 911 to complain that a sheriff's deputy was taking too long to finish an investigation into a fraudulent transaction. Read more on this news related to 'Complain'
  • Neighbors complain of tap water running black
    Ben Hooper GARDENA, Calif., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Residents of a Southern California neighborhood said they are avoiding their tap water because it occasionally turns into a black liquid. Read more on this news related to 'Complain'

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