1. declared but not proved; "alleged abuses of housing benefits"- Wall Street Journal
2. doubtful or suspect; "these so-called experts are no help"
(synonym) alleged(a), so-called, supposed
1. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
(synonym) aver, say
(hypernym) assert, asseverate, maintain
(derivation) allegation, allegement