HyperDic: allege

English > 1 sense of the word allege:
VERBcommunicationallege, aver, sayreport or maintain
allege > pronunciation
Soundsahleh'jh
Rhymesdredge ... wedge: 11 rhymes with ehjh...
English > allege: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningReport or maintain.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey allege that there was a traffic accident
Example"He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"
Synonymsaver, say
Narrowerpleadmake an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts
Broaderassert, asseverate, maintainstate categorically
Spanishafirmar, alegar, decir, declarar, sentenciar
Catalanafirmar, al·legar, declarar, sentenciar
Nounsallegementstatements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove

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