complains, 3rd person singular present; complaining, present participle; complained, past participle; complained, past tense;
Express dissatisfaction or annoyance about a state of affairs or an event
local authorities complained that they lacked sufficient resources
“You never listen to me,” Larry complained
we all complained bitterly about the food
State that one is suffering from (a pain or other symptom of illness)
her husband began to complain of headaches
State a grievance
they complained to the French government
Make a mournful sound
let the warbling flute complain
(of a structure or mechanism) Groan or creak under strain
express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
make a formal accusation; bring a formal charge; "The plaintiff's lawyer complained that he defendant had physically abused his client"
complaining(a): expressing pain or dissatisfaction of resentment; "a complaining boss"
A complaint, in legal terminology, is a formal legal document that sets out the facts and legal reasons (see: cause of action) that the filing party (the plaintiffs) believes are sufficient to support a claim against another person, persons, entity or entities (the defendants) that entitles the ...
(Complaining) Verbalized punishment of an offender and/or the verbalized protest of being offended.
to send a message there is a problem. A consumer might complain with a phone call or letter to the seller. If this does not work, a government agency or the courts may be asked to intervene.