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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. complain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. complain: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. complain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. complain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. complain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. complain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Complain, complain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. complain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. complain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. complain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. complain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. complain: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. complain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. complain: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. complain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. complain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Complain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Complain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. complain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. complain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. complain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. complain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. complain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. complain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. complain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. complain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. complain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. complain: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. complain: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. complain: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. complain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. complain: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. complain: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. complain: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (complain)

verb:  make a formal accusation; bring a formal charge ("The plaintiff's lawyer complained that he defendant had physically abused his client")
verb:  express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness ("My mother complains all day")

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Phrases that include complain:   complain frivolously, complain of sth, complain publicly, complain queens, reason to complain more...

Words similar to complain:   kvetch, beef, complained, complainer, complaining, complainingly, gripe, grouse, kick, plain, quetch, bellyache, carp, cavil, crab, fret, harp, moan, sound off, squawk, more...

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