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Synonyms for allege
əˈlɛdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. allege, aver, say(verb)

    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:
    enunciate, articulate, sound out, state, affirm, say, suppose, aver, assert, avow, swan, pronounce, enjoin, read, swear, tell, order, enounce, verify

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. allege

    To allege is formally to state as true or capable of proof, but without proving. To adduce, literally to lead to, is to bring the evidence up to what has been alleged. Adduce is a secondary word; nothing can be adduced in evidence till something has been stated or alleged, which the evidence is to sustain. An alleged fact stands open to question or doubt. To speak of an alleged document, an alleged will, an alleged crime, is either to question, or at least very carefully to refrain from admitting, that the document exists, that the will is genuine, or that the crime has been committed. Alleged is, however, respectful; to speak of the "so-called" will or deed, etc., would be to cast discredit upon the document, and imply that the speaker was ready to brand it as unquestionably spurious; alleged simply concedes nothing and leaves the question open. To produce is to bring forward, as, for instance, papers or persons. Adduce is not used of persons; of them we say introduce or produce. When an alleged criminal is brought to trial, the counsel on either side are accustomed to advance a theory, and adduce the strongest possible evidence in its support; they will produce documents and witnesses, cite precedents, assign reasons, introduce suggestions, offer pleas. The accused will usually assert his innocence. Compare STATE.

    Synonyms:
    adduce, advance, affirm, assert, asseverate, assign, aver, cite, claim, declare, introduce, maintain, offer, plead, produce, say, state

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. allege

    Synonyms:
    declare, affirm, assert, asseverate, depose, plead, cite, quote, assign, advance, maintain, say

    Antonyms:
    contradict, gainsay, refute, deny, disprove, neutralize, quash, repel

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. allege(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    declare, affirm, assert, aver, predicate, profess, asseverate, maintain, say

  2. allege(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    adduce, assign, advance, plead, produce, cite, quote, bring forward, lay down

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "allege":

    argue, claim, contend

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How to use allege in a sentence?

  1. Rand Paul:

    I did not say vaccines caused disorders, just that they were temporally related -- I did not allege causation. I support vaccines, I receive them myself and I had all of my children vaccinated, in fact today, I received the booster shot for the vaccines I got when I went to Guatemala last year.

  2. Susan Rice:

    As my critics allege, I am rather direct, i assure you that President Obama will be just as direct when he sees President Xi.

  3. Ray Buford:

    HUNDREDS OF GYMNASTS ACROSS US ALLEGE SEXUAL ABUSE, INVESTIGATION REVEALS Buford, Hardin, Dior Johnson and Tamarion Johnson weresuspended earlier this seasonfor violating team rules after a woman accused them of sexual assault. No criminal charges were ever filed and the players were then reinstated. But the woman went to court andtook out restraining ordersbarring the athletes from TCF Bank Stadium. Both sides eventually reached an agreement after the woman testified, detailing a graphic encounter with multiple players. These latest indefinite suspensions are a result of an internal University of Minnesota investigation into the allegations, conducted by the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Some of the 10 Gophers players are facing not just team suspensions but expulsion from the university. Buford's father said his understanding is that the number of players grew to double digits because of their proximity to what allegedly happened during the alleged sexual assault. He insists his son will continue tofight. If you can be tried for the same thing -- this is like the 4th different entity -- the more you go at something, the better the successrateis.

  4. Whoopi Goldberg:

    The View, quite honestly, you know, look, I'm sorry, having been on both sides of this where people allege that you do something, it doesn't matter now.

  5. Jonathan Barr:

    We will answer the charges filed against Congressman Collins in court and will mount a vigorous defense to clear Congressman Collins in court good name, it is notable that even the government does not allege that Congressman Collins traded a single share of Innate Therapeutics stock. We are confident Congressman Collins will be completely vindicated and exonerated.


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