What does allegedly mean?

Definitions for allegedly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word allegedly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. allegedly(adverb)

    according to what has been alleged

    "he was on trial for allegedly murdering his wife"


  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


  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. Information Minister Lai Mohammed:

    This is the money that a few people, just 55 in number, allegedly stole.

  2. Ben Galloway:

    The allegedly false statements relate exclusively to a brief trip overseas two years ago.

  3. Thomas Thornton:

    All of these charges come from Mr. Aziz allegedly using his telephone in his room in his house.

  4. David Chesnoof:

    We will be analyzing what was allegedly found and whether the alleged seizure was lawful in a courtroom, not in the media.

  5. 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?

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