from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Represented as existing or as being as described but not so proved; supposed.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • That is or has been stated to be (what is specified in the following word or clause); merely stated or asserted: much used when one wishes to disclaim responsibility for the statement, or to intimate his disbelief in it: as, an alleged fact; an alleged interview; an alleged illness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of allege.
  • adjective asserted but not proved
  • adjective supposed but doubtful

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective doubtful or suspect
  • adjective declared but not proved


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