Complain and Object


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Complain verb – To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely.
Usage example: the time-honored tradition of new recruits complaining about the food in the mess hall

Object is a synonym for complain in protest topic. In some cases you can use "Object" instead a verb "Complain", when it comes to topics like grumble about.
Nearby Words: complaint, complaining, complainant
Synonyms for Complain


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Object verb – To present an opposing opinion or argument.
Usage example: they objected to the conductor's insistence that their train tickets were not valid

Complain is a synonym for object in protest topic. You can use "Complain" instead a verb "Object", if it concerns topics such as disagree.
Nearby Words: objective, objection, objected, objecting, objectify
Synonyms for Object

Common collocations

time complain time object time
nothing complain nothing object nothing
times complain times object times

Both words in one sentence

  • What the Hell, Player? Fallout: New Vegas doesn't complain so much if you kick debris around, or look at a locked object, but some NPCs will comment if you stare at them for too long.
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