alleges (third person present) · alleged (past tense) · alleged (past participle) · alleging (present participle)
  1. claim or assert that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically without proof.
    "he alleged that he had been assaulted" ·
    "he is alleged to have assaulted five men"
    claim · assert · declare · state · proclaim · maintain · advance · contend · argue · affirm · aver · avow · attest · testify · swear · certify · give evidence · bear witness ·
    charge · accuse · suggest · imply · hint · insinuate · indicate · intimate · impute · plead · pretend · profess · depose · represent · make out · asseverate
Middle English (in the sense ‘declare on oath’): from Old French esligier, based on Latin lis, lit- ‘lawsuit’ ; confused in sense with Latin allegare ‘allege’.
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he is alleged to have assaulted five men.
he alleged that he had been assaulted.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic (VERB)يزعم
Bangla আরোপ
Bosnian (Latin) navoditi
Bulgarian (VERB)твърдят
Cantonese (Traditional) 聲稱
Catalan leguen
Chinese Simplified 声称
Chinese Traditional 聲稱
Croatian tvrde
Czech (VERB)tvrdí
Danish (VERB)påstår
Dutch (VERB)beweren
Estonian väidavad
Fijian tukuna
Filipino nagsabi
Finnish väittävät
French (VERB)allèguent, prétendent, invoquent
German (NOUN)behaupten
Greek (VERB)ισχυρίζονται
Haitian Creole pwetann
Hebrew אשר
Hindi कारस्तानी
Hmong Daw hiam
Hungarian (NOUN)azt állítják
Indonesian (VERB)menyatakan
Italian (NOUN)sostengono, affermano
Japanese (VERB)主張
Kiswahili wanadai
Korean (VERB)주장
Latvian apgalvo
Lithuanian teigia, kad
Malay (Latin) mendakwa
Maltese jallegaw
Norwegian Bokmål hevder
Polish (NOUN)twierdzą
Portuguese (VERB)alegam
Querétaro Otomi alegan
Romanian pretind
Russian (VERB)утверждают
Serbian (Cyrillic) тврде
Serbian (Latin) tvrde
Slovak (VERB)tvrdí
Slovenian (VERB)trdijo
Spanish (VERB)alegan
Swedish (VERB)hävdar
Tamil குற்றம் சாட்டுகின்றனர்
Telugu అలగే
Thai อ้างความ
Turkish (VERB)iddia
Ukrainian стверджувати
Urdu الزام دینا
Vietnamese cáo buộc
Welsh (VERB)honni
Yucatec Maya alegan
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