Pronunciation: (u-lej'),[key] —v.t.,-leged, -leg•ing. 1. to assert without proof.
2. to declare with positiveness; affirm; assert: to allege a fact. 3. to declare before a court or elsewhere, as if under oath.
4. to plead in support of; offer as a reason or excuse.
5. Archaic.to cite or quote in confirmation.