Definitions for allegedəˈlɛdʒd, əˈlɛdʒ ɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

al•legedəˈlɛdʒd, əˈlɛdʒ ɪd(adj.)

  1. declared or stated to be as described; asserted:

    an alleged murderer.

  2. doubtful; suspect; supposed:

    an alleged cure.

Origin of alleged:

1400–50

al•leg′ed•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alleged(adj)

    declared but not proved

    "alleged abuses of housing benefits"- Wall Street Journal

  2. alleged(a), so-called, supposed(adj)

    doubtful or suspect

    "these so-called experts are no help"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. alleged(adjective)əˈlɛdʒd, əˈlɛdʒ ɪd

    claimed to be true

    his alleged relationship with my client

Wiktionary

  1. alleged(Adjective)

    asserted but not proved

  2. alleged(Adjective)

    supposed but doubtful

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alleged

    of Allege

Freebase

  1. Alleged

    Alleged was an American-bred, Irish-trained Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphes in 1977 and 1978. He undefeated in all but one of his appearances.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'alleged' in Adjectives Frequency: #672

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