Allege

Word of the day, 11th March 2015

allege /əˈlɛdʒ/ (verb)
– to state without or before proof “They allege he stole their car

alleged /əˈlɛdʒd/
– stated or described to be such; presumed “He is the alleged thief

allegation /ˌælɪˈɡeɪʃən/ (noun)
– the act of alleging; an unproved statement or assertion, especially one in an accusation.
The allegation is that he stole their car
It’s an allegation; it might not be true
He made allegations of corruption in the company


The picture, in case you were wondering, is of a cat on a ledge /lɛdʒ/

(I can’t remember where the picture came from.  Apologies to the picture owner).

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