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Complaint

Com`plaint´   Pronunciation: kǒm`plānt´
n.1.Expression of grief, regret, pain, censure, or resentment; lamentation; murmuring; accusation; fault-finding.
I poured out my complaint before him.
- Ps. cxlii. 2.
2.Cause or subject of complaint or murmuring.
3.An ailment or disease of the body.
One in a complaint of his bowels.
- Arbuthnot.
4.(Law) A formal allegation or charge against a party made or presented to the appropriate court or officer, as for a wrong done or a crime committed (in the latter case, generally under oath); an information; accusation; the initial bill in proceedings in equity.
Noun1.Complaintcomplaint - an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
Synonyms: ailment, ill
2.complaint - (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow
3.complaint - an expression of grievance or resentment
4.complaint - (civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based
5.complaint - (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
Synonyms: charge

COMPLAINT, crim. law. The allegation made to a proper officer, that some person, whether known or unknown, has been guilty of a designated offence, with an offer to prove the fact, and a request that the offender may be punished.
     2. To have a legal effect, the complaint must be supported by such evidence as shows that an offence has been committed, and renders it certain or probable that it was committed by the person named or described in the complaint.

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