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Allege

Al`lege´   Pronunciation: ăl`lĕj´
v. t.1.To bring forward with positiveness; to declare; to affirm; to assert; as, to allege a fact.
[imp. & p. p. Alleged (-lĕjd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Alleging.]
2.To cite or quote; as, to allege the authority of a judge.
3.To produce or urge as a reason, plea, or excuse; as, he refused to lend, alleging a resolution against lending.
1.To alleviate; to lighten, as a burden or a trouble.
Verb1.allege - 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"
Synonyms: aver, say
accuse, acknowledge, adduce, advance, announce, annunciate, argue, arraign, array, article, assert, assever, asseverate, attest, aver, avouch, avow, bear witness, book, bring accusation, bring charges, bring forward, bring on, bring to bear, bring to book, certify, charge, complain, contend, denounce, denunciate, deploy, depone, depose, disclose, enunciate, express, fasten on, fasten upon, finger, give evidence, hang something on, have, hold, impeach, imply, impute, indict, inform against, inform on, insinuate, insist, issue a manifesto, lay, lay charges, lay down, lodge a complaint, lodge a plaint, manifesto, marshal, nuncupate, offer, pin on, plead, predicate, prefer charges, present, press charges, pretend, pretext, proclaim, produce, profess, pronounce, protest, protest too much, purport, put, put it, put on report, quote, rally, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, report, reproach, say, set down, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for, stand on, submit, swear, take to task, task, taunt with, tax, testify, twit, vouch, warrant, witness
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