What does allegedly mean?

Definitions for allegedly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. allegedly(adverb)

    according to what has been alleged

    "he was on trial for allegedly murdering his wife"

Wiktionary

  1. allegedly(Adverb)

    According to someone's allegation.

    The suspect was allegedly involved in the robbery, but his alibi placed him in another state at the time.

  2. allegedly(Adverb)

    According to someone's conspicuous impressions (which could be alleged ensuingly).

    The game is allegedly exciting.

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'allegedly' in Adverbs Frequency: #422

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of allegedly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of allegedly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Allen:

    If my family's a victim, how can I prosecute somebody for causing that spill or allegedly causing that spill? how can I be fair or impartial?

  2. Judy Kuriansky:

    I would love to have him on the couch to explore how some of his early childhood behavior led to this need to [allegedly] dominate women and the difficulty with intimacy.

  3. Mark Griffiths:

    I think [allegedly] using roofies to drug people is definitely one step removed from being a direct somnophiliac, the date rape is just about having total power over somebody but not about being asleep as much.

  4. George Gascón:

    The fact that a sheriff's deputy allegedly battered a patient at San Francisco General Hospital is unnerving, what's worse is that he's also alleged to have perjured himself on a police report, unforgivable conduct that led to the arrest of the innocent victim.

  5. Troup County:

    It’s kind of bizarre, I’ve never known anyone to (allegedly) do something like this before. It’s crazy to have interacted with someone like that. The last time I saw him was probably in about June of 2011, and he seemed fine. I just remember him being really nice, very polite.

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