Definition of allege
claim or assert that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically without proof that this is the case.
There can be circumstances where the open airing of suspicions may infringe the reasonable right to privacy of someone alleged to have ' broken the rules '.
Example of allege
A number of customers have started legal action against the bank over alleged breach of confidentiality.
A potential Labour backbench revolt over the Government's plans for faith schools was delayed last night by a Commons row over alleged vote-rigging.
A single strand of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne's hair was found on the sweatshirt of her alleged killer, a court heard yesterday.
Bush has not brought a single alleged terrorist suspect to court.
Elsewhere, police announced that they had captured Bank Global employee Steven, who was wanted for attempting to destroy documentation connected to the alleged fraud.
Finally, at the conference, there were even intimations that some attendees believed that many alleged victims were not actually victims at all.
He couches his displeasure as an objection to the Pope's alleged desire to wage war on modern liberal democracy.
His only witness had a similar loss of memory about the details of the alleged confrontation.
However the actual dishonesty alleged relates to Mr Sage's claim that he had always had a recollection of using the words at the meeting.
In Germany and France, Rambus also took action against Hyundai for alleged patent infringements.