Associations to the word «Allegation»

Wiktionary

ALLEGATION, noun. An assertion, especially an accusation, not necessarily based on facts.
ALLEGATION, noun. The act of alleging.

Dictionary definition

ALLEGATION, noun. (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law); "an allegation of malpractice".
ALLEGATION, noun. Statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats