Definition of Alleged

1. Adjective. Declared but not proved. "Alleged abuses of housing benefits"

Similar to: Declared



2. Adjective. Doubtful or suspect. "These so-called experts are no help"
Exact synonyms: So-called, Supposed
Similar to: Questionable

Definition of Alleged

1. Verb. (past of allege) ¹

2. Adjective. asserted but not proved ¹

3. Adjective. supposed but doubtful ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Alleged

1. allege [v] - See also: allege

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alleged

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Literary usage of Alleged

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Henry Peter Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Great Britain Court of Chancery, James William Mylne, Baron John Singleton Copley Lyndhurst (1839)
"... belief of such alleged representations, and on the faith of such alleged promises respectively; and whether the state of mind of the said Lady C. Denys, ..."

2. Estee's Pleadings, Practice and Forms by Morris March Estee, John Haynes (1878)
"If there is an express promise, it should be properly alleged and proved. ... But if the promise is implied from the other facts alleged, it need not be ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"These Lower Cretaceous beds, to which the Potomac belongs, and not the Dakota, as alleged by Prof. Marsh, are the true * This ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1874)
"On the alleged Expansion in Volume of various Substances in passing by Refrigeration from the state of Liquid Fusion, to that of Solidification/' By ROBERT ..."

5. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1905)
"... and Documents The alleged Settlement of the Parisii in Lincolnshire. ... depending entirely upon this alleged district called ' Paris. ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1890)
"ON THE GERM OF A COMMUNICABLE DISEASE DERIVED FROM A DOG, alleged TO HAVE DIED OF RABIES, ... I had seen one human case, alleged to have been one of rabies, ..."

7. An Introduction to Psychology by Mary Whiton Calkins (1908)
"alleged SENSATION OF POSITION The experiences next to be discussed are ... The first of them is the alleged static sense of consciousness of the body's ..."

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