Alledge vs. Allege

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  • Alledge (verb)

    obsolete spelling of allege

  • Allege (verb)

    To state under oath, to plead.

  • Allege (verb)

    To cite or quote an author or his work for or against.

  • Allege (verb)

    To adduce (something) as a reason, excuse, support etc.

  • Allege (verb)

    To make a claim as justification or proof; to make an assertion without proof.

    “The agency alleged my credit history had problems.”

  • Allege (verb)

    To lighten, diminish.

  • Allege (verb)

    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”

Oxford Dictionary

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