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synonyms for complained

  • accuse
  • criticize
  • denounce
  • disagree
  • fret
  • gripe
  • grumble
  • lament
  • moan
  • object
  • oppose
  • protest
  • ascribe
  • attack
  • beef
  • bellyache
  • bemoan
  • bewail
  • bitch
  • carp
  • cavil
  • charge
  • contravene
  • defy
  • demur
  • deplore
  • deprecate
  • differ
  • disapprove
  • dissent
  • expostulate
  • fuss
  • gainsay
  • grieve
  • groan
  • grouse
  • growl
  • impute
  • indict
  • lay
  • nag
  • refute
  • remonstrate
  • repine
  • reproach
  • snivel
  • wail
  • whimper
  • whine
  • yammer
  • find fault
  • kick up a fuss
  • look askance
  • make a fuss
  • sound off
  • take exception to

antonyms for complained

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  • accept
  • agree
  • aid
  • approve
  • compliment
  • concur
  • consent
  • help
  • laud
  • please
  • praise
  • soothe
  • assent
  • be happy
  • defend
  • delight
  • endorse
  • exonerate
  • give in
  • gloat
  • go along
  • protect
  • ratify
  • retreat
  • sanction
  • support
  • surrender
  • applaud
  • be content
  • commend
  • recommend
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How to use complained in a sentence

Reuters, which obtained the letter earlier, reports that the coalition is the largest ever to complain in concert to the EU’s competition division.
ACT NOW BEFORE GOOGLE KILLS US, 135-STRONG COALITION OF STARTUPS WARNS EU ANTITRUST CHIEFNATASHA LOMASNOVEMBER 12, 2020TECHCRUNCH
As in the spring, hospitals are complaining about shortages of personal protective equipment, such as gloves, masks and face shields.
AS CORONAVIRUS SOARS, HOSPITALS HOPE TO AVOID AN AGONIZING CHOICE: WHO GETS CARE AND WHO GOES HOMEDARRYL FEARS, JOEL ACHENBACH, BRITTNEY MARTINNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Accompanying the complaint were 238 pages of affidavits from 107 poll watchers who complained of various issues during the counting of the ballots, particularly in Detroit.
PRESSURE MOUNTS ON STATE REPUBLICANS AS LAWSUITS CHALLENGING ELECTION RESULTS FOUNDERELISE VIEBECK, TOM HAMBURGER, JON SWAINE, EMMA BROWNNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He noticed that, several days before the election, about 25 of the publishers began to complain that Facebook had penalized them by reducing their traffic.
‘STOP THE STEAL’ SUPPORTERS, RESTRAINED BY FACEBOOK, TURN TO PARLER TO PEDDLE FALSE ELECTION CLAIMSELIZABETH DWOSKIN, RACHEL LERMANNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Google competitors in the online shopping business, meanwhile, complain the playing field is still tilted in the tech giant’s favor.
EUROPE FINED GOOGLE NEARLY $10 BILLION FOR ANTITRUST VIOLATIONS, BUT LITTLE HAS CHANGEDJEANNE WHALENNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s a space for women to share what’s in their hearts and on their minds without feeling judged or shamed for complaining about motherhood.
THE PANDEMIC IS TAKING A TOLL ON PARENTS, AND IT’S SHOWING IN ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION RATESSARAH HOSSEININOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
At least 575 people complained Wednesday to the Arizona attorney general, prompting the office to write to the Maricopa County Elections Department for more information.
ELECTION OFFICIALS IN ARIZONA REBUT CLAIMS THAT BALLOTS MARKED WITH SHARPIES WERE DISQUALIFIEDHANNAH KNOWLES, EMMA BROWN, MERYL KORNFIELDNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The volunteer grew frustrated, complaining that he wasn’t being allowed inside.
IT’S ELECTION DAYTRACY MORANNOVEMBER 3, 2020OZY
When marketers aren’t prepared to dedicate people and budget to those smaller platforms then all they end up doing is feeding the companies they constantly complain about.
‘THERE’S A PLAUSIBLE DENIABILITY ASPECT’: WHY MARKETERS ARE SITTING ON THE SIDELINES IN THE REGULATORY FIGHTS AGAINST BIG TECHSEB JOSEPHNOVEMBER 2, 2020DIGIDAY
I get that video doesn’t complain or do any number of other human things, but you’re with a man, not a video facsimile of one.
WHEN PARTNER PORN PLEASES MORE THAN PARTNER PLEASESEUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 1, 2020OZY
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