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Allege

To state, recite, assert, or charge the existence of particular facts in a Pleading or an indictment; to make an allegation.

allege

v. to claim a fact is true, commonly in a complaint which is filed to commence a lawsuit, in an "affirmative defense" to a complaint, in a criminal charge of the commission of a crime, or any claim. (See: allegation)

allege

verb adduce, advance, affirm, announce, annunciate, assert, asseverate, attest, aver, avouch, charge, cite, claim, contend, declare, enunciate, express, maintain, make an assertion, plead, present, profess, pronounce, propound, recite, relate, say, set forth, state, state as true, urge as a reason
Associated concepts: allege a crime
See also: accuse, adduce, argue, attest, avouch, avow, bear, certify, cite, claim, comment, express, maintain, plead, posit, propound, purport, testify
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