Student Thesaurus

One entry found for complaint.
Entry Word: complaint
Function: noun
Text: 1 an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment <a warning that if there were any more complaints, we were turning around and not going to the beach after all>
Synonyms beef, fuss, grievance, gripe, grumble, murmur, plaint, squawk
Related Words challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance
Near Antonyms commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement, sanction
2 a feeling or declaration of disapproval or dissent <we proceeded despite the complaints of the authorities> -- see OBJECTION
3 a formal claim of criminal wrongdoing against a person <filed a complaint in court> -- see CHARGE 1
4 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning <various medicines for his many complaints> -- see DISEASE