Synonyms of alleged
1 claimed • an alleged beating
supposed • What is it his son is supposed to have said?
apparent • I was a bit depressed by our apparent lack of progress.
reputed • a man reputed to be in his nineties
hypothetical • a purely hypothetical question
putative (formal) • the putative father of the child
suspect • Delegates evacuated the building when a suspect package was found.
so-called • their so-called economic miracle
suspicious • two suspicious-looking characters
doubtful • They all seemed of very doubtful character.
dubious • My parents were a bit dubious about it all.
professed • their professed concern for justice
ostensible • the ostensible reason for his resignation
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apparentAn apparent situation, quality, or feeling seems to exist, although you cannot be certain that it does exist.
• I was a bit depressed by our apparent lack of progress.
doubtfulIf you say that something is of doubtful quality or value, you mean that it is of low quality or value.
• They all seemed of very doubtful character.
Thesaurus for alleged from the Collins English Thesaurus
stated or described to be such; presumed
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