Associations to the word «Allege»


ALLEGE, verb. (obsolete) To lighten, diminish.
ALLEGE, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To state under oath, to plead.
ALLEGE, verb. (archaic) To cite or quote an author or his work for or against.
ALLEGE, verb. (transitive) To adduce (something) as a reason, excuse, support etc.
ALLEGE, verb. (transitive) To make a claim as justification or proof; to make an assertion without proof.

Dictionary definition

ALLEGE, verb. Report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money".

Wise words

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