What is the meaning of complain?

verb

  • Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness.
    • usage: "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
  • Make a formal accusation; bring a formal charge.
    • usage: "The plaintiff's lawyer complained that he defendant had physically abused his client"
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APAWordNet. (2010). complain. Retrieved July 20, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/complain/definitions/1266883
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "complain" http://smartdefine.org/complain/definitions/1266883 (accessed July 20, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, complain, Smart Define, viewed 20 July, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/complain/definitions/1266883>.
MLAWordNet. "complain" 23 October 2010. Web. 20 July 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/complain/definitions/1266883>
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