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al·lege

allege

 
 
pronunciation:
lej
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: alleges, alleging, alleged
definition: to say or claim to be true without having proof.
The police alleged that he had robbed the bank.
synonyms:
accuse, affirm, assert, claim, declare, maintain, proclaim, state
similar words:
contend, insist, pretend, profess
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