Allege - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈledʒ|  American pronunciation of the word allege
Brit.  |əˈledʒ|  British pronunciation of the word allege
- report or maintain (syn: aver, say)
He alleged that he was the victim of a crime

Examples

He alleged that the mayor has accepted bribes.

The mayor is alleged to have accepted bribes.

You allege that she stole a large quantity of money. Do you have any proof?

The greatest names can sometimes be alleged for opinions which are incredible.

It was alleged that the policeman had accepted bribes.

The prosecution alleged that the man had been responsible for an act of terrorism.

The water is alleged to be polluted with mercury.

He alleged that he was the victim of a crime

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: allege
he/she/it: alleges
present participle: alleging
past tense: alleged
past participle: alleged
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