Allege

Definition of Allege

Al`lege´   Pronunciation: ăl`lĕj´
v. t.1.To bring forward with positiveness; to declare; to affirm; to assert; as, to allege a fact.
[imp. & p. p. Alleged (-lĕjd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Alleging.]
2.To cite or quote; as, to allege the authority of a judge.
3.To produce or urge as a reason, plea, or excuse; as, he refused to lend, alleging a resolution against lending.
1.To alleviate; to lighten, as a burden or a trouble.

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