What is another word for alleges?

Pronunciation: [ɐlˈɛd͡ʒɪz] (IPA)

When it comes to conveying an accusation or a statement about something without proof, the word "alleges" is often used. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to convey the same message, but with a different tone or emphasis. One common alternative is "claims," which implies a sense of confidence and conviction. Another option is "asserts," which suggests a stronger degree of certainty and authority. "Accuses" is a more negative and confrontational word choice, while "charges" can imply a legal or official accusation. Ultimately, the choice of synonym will depend on the context and desired tone of the statement.

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Usage examples for Alleges

This is proved-he alleges-by such a man as Gigadibs, who has no warrant in his belief for living a moral life, and does so because his instincts compel it.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
On one of the capitals is sculptured a child leading a lamb, a representation, as it is foolishly said, of the Conqueror, whom tradition alleges to have been born in the apartment to which this window belonged: another pillar has an elegant capital, composed of interlaced bands.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)"
Dawson Turner
But, as I understand it, Sir George, he alleges that the young lady who has disappeared lays claim to your honour's estates at Estcombe.
"The Castle Inn"
Stanley John Weyman

Famous quotes with Alleges

  • Like any good spy novel, the Cox Report alleges that Chinese spies penetrated four U.S. weapons research labs and stole important information on seven nuclear warhead designs.
    Charles Foster Bass
  • Neither will I justify Milton for his blank verse... For whatever causes he alleges for the abolishing of rhyme (which I have not now the leisure to examine) his own particular reason is plainly this, that rhyme was not his talent; he had neither the ease of doing it, nor the graces of it.
    John Milton

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