- (rare, nonstandard) To make an allegation of; to allege.
1831, W. Henderson, “Rules for improving the Health of the Delicate”, in The Gentleman's Magazine, volume 150, page 626:
- Hence we may infer that, (1) as Phrenologists allegate, the brain is compartmental, each compartment having its own peculiar modes of action, independent of and unaffected by the others […]
1966, José Manuel Martínez Bande, Communist Intervention in the Spanish War, 1936-1939, page 44:
- Jesus de Galindes, the Basque Separatist allegates in his book, "Los vascos en el Madrid sitiado" (Vasco Ekin, Buenos Aires, 1945 page 140): "But it is only fair to grant the foresight revealed by the Communist Party.
1967, Vend, volume 21, page 52:
- A brief filed by the ISU allegated the USDA's sugar estimation "was one of the most inflationary devices operated during 1966 to raise a commodity price to food processors and ultimately to consumers."
allege — see allege
- (transitive, rare, nonstandard) To delegate.
1919, The Oregon State Teachers' Association Quarterly, page 10:
- Upon motion, the chairman was given the power to allegate the fields of investigation to the various committee members.
1963, Digest of Public General Bills and Resolutions, volume 88, Library of Congress Congressional Research Service, page A-43:
- Authorizes the Railroad Retirement Board to exercise functions identical to those allegated the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, supra, with respect to indiviudals to whom this portion applies.
1967, Norris G. Haring, Methods in special education, page 379:
- It means that the school doctor and his team must spend more time on discovering neurological deficits and allegate the usual physical checkup to the family physician or pediatric well-child clinic.