Allege Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Allege, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Allege?

prep. latin arguendo means “for the sake of argument”. It is used in the logical context in courtroom conversations, for example, in the sentence, “assuming ‘arguendo’ that my opponent’s contentions are correct” it is understood to mean that, ‘for the sake of arguing concerning another thing.’