What is another word for alleged?

Pronunciation: [ɐlˈɛd͡ʒd] (IPA)

The word "alleged" refers to something that has been accused or claimed but not yet proven to be true. There are many synonyms for this word that can be used depending on the context. Some common synonyms include purported, supposed, claimed, reported, and accused. These words all convey a sense of uncertainty and indicate that something is only alleged until proven otherwise. Other synonyms for alleged include rumored, unproven, speculative, and suspicious. It is important to choose the right synonym for the word alleged to convey the appropriate level of doubt and skepticism in a given situation.

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What are the opposite words for alleged?

Alleged is a term used to indicate that something is claimed to be true, but there is no concrete evidence to prove its truthfulness. Antonyms for alleged include proven, authenticated, established, and verified. These words serve as a reminder that claiming something is true, but without reliable evidence to support the claim, cannot be taken at face value. Proven indicates that evidence has been presented to validate the claim, while authenticated emphasizes the importance of verifying the authenticity of such evidence. Established emphasizes that there is a strong agreement on the truthfulness of the claim, and verified indicates that it has been independently confirmed as true.

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Usage examples for Alleged

I cannot tell you of the things that she alleged against you that afternoon or at other times.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
So I sent for her to ask her in your presence if she saw the alleged roughness on the part of either of you.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
When this is done, and an accident happens such as that which is alleged to have befallen Marvin, the victim is saved by the pull of his companions on the line.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Alleged

  • That justice should be administered between men, it is necessary that testimonies of fact be alleged; and that witnesses should apprehend themselves greatly obliged to discover the truth, according to their conscience, in dark and doubtful cases.
    Isaac Barrow
  • Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
    William Blake
  • Napster's only alleged liability is for contributory or vicarious infringement. So when Napster's users engage in noncommercial sharing of music, is that activity copyright infringement? No.
    David Boies
  • I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to be stolen State Department cables. But I can say that the United States deeply regrets the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential, including private discussions between counterparts or our diplomats' personal assessments and observations.
    Hillary Clinton
  • To the contrary, I believe the U.S. military has already done all that has been asked of them. Saddam Hussein is on trial. The threat from alleged weapons of mass destruction programs in Iraq has been neutralized.
    Peter DeFazio

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