Allegation

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Allegation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove
  • (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law); "an allegation of malpractice"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law); "an allegation of malpractice" ,
  • statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Allegation'


  • Allegation: an allegation (also called adduction) is a claim of a fact by a party in a pleading, charge, or defense. Until they can be proved, allegations remain
  • 2007 Laotian coup d'état conspiracy allegation: The alleged 2007 Laotian coup d'état plan was a conspiracy allegation by the United States Department of Justice that Lt. Col. Harrison Jack (Ret.) and
  • False allegation of child sexual abuse: A false allegation of child sexual abuse is an accusation that a person committed one or more acts of child sexual abuse when in reality there was no perpetration
  • Franklin child prostitution ring allegations: The Franklin child prostitution ring allegations took place between 1988 and 1991 and involved an alleged child sex ring serving prominent citizens of

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Allegation Sample Sentences in News


  • U.Va. frat leader sickened by rape allegation
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A fraternity leader at the University of Virginia said Monday that a female student's account of being gang-raped by seven men during a party made him "sick to my stomach." Read more on this news related to 'Allegation'
  • When will it end? Bill Cosby faces another sexual assault allegation
    (CNN) — It seems lately as if every day brings another allegation that further dismantles Bill Cosby’s image as the jovial, pudding-loving patriarch whose family-friendly brand of comedy tickled successive generations. Though the star has vehemently denied most of the accusations that he drugged and sexually assaulted young women seeking career guidance, the s Read more on this news related to 'Allegation'
  • Cosby faces more allegations
    It seems lately as if every day brings another allegation that further dismantles Bill Cosby's image as the jovial, pudding-loving patriarch whose family-friendly brand of comedy tickled successive generations. Read more on this news related to 'Allegation'

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