Synonyms of groan in English:

groan


See US English definition of groan

See UK English definition of groan

See Spanish definition of quejarse

verb

1‘Ashley groaned and put a hand to her stomach’

SYNONYMS
moan, murmur, whine, whimper, mewl, bleat, sigh
wail, howl, sob, cry, call out

2‘she gets home and groans about the working day’

SYNONYMS
complain, grumble, moan, mutter, lament, protest, object, make a fuss, find fault
Northern English mither, twine
informal grouse, gripe, niggle, beef, bellyache, bitch
British informal whinge

3‘the car juddered and groaned alarmingly’

SYNONYMS
creak, grate, grind, jar
squeak, screech, squeal

noun

1‘he uttered a groan of anguish’

SYNONYMS
moan, murmur, whine, whimper, mewl, bleat, sigh
wail, howl, sob, cry, lamentation

2‘she listens with sincerity to all their moans and groans’

SYNONYMS
complaint, grumble, objection, protest, protestation, grievance, moan, mutter, muttering, carping
informal grouse, grouch, gripe, beef, beefing, bellyaching, bitching
British informal whinge, whingeing

3‘we could hear the groan of the elevator’

SYNONYMS
creaking, creak, grating, grinding, jarring
squeak, screech, squeal, squealing