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Alledgedly vs. Allegedly: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on November 26, 2023
"Alledgedly" is an incorrect spelling, while "Allegedly" is the correct spelling, referring to something claimed but not proven.

Which is correct: Alledgedly or Allegedly

How to spell Allegedly?

Alledgedly is Incorrect

Allegedly is Correct

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Key Differences

Think of the single 'd' in "allege" before adding "edly."
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Nov 26, 2023
Remind yourself that the extra 'd' is redundant.
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Nov 26, 2023
"Allege" + "edly" = Allegedly. The word "allege" should guide the spelling.
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Nov 26, 2023
Mnemonic: “It’s ALLEGED, not alledge-d.”
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Nov 26, 2023
Practice writing "Allegedly" frequently to reinforce memory.
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Nov 26, 2023
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Allegedly Definitions

Allegedly refers to something said to be the case, but not necessarily proven.
He was allegedly the mastermind behind the plan.
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Oct 27, 2023
Allegedly means it's claimed by others, without providing evidence.
The cookies were allegedly stolen from the jar.
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Oct 27, 2023
Allegedly indicates a statement or act is reported by others, often used in legal contexts.
He allegedly committed the crime last night.
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Oct 27, 2023
Allegedly is used to convey reported claims or accusations without confirmation.
The movie star is allegedly moving to Europe.
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Oct 27, 2023
Allegedly implies that something is assumed but yet to be verified.
The celebrity was allegedly seen at the cafe.
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Oct 27, 2023
Represented as existing or as being as described but not so proved; supposed
An alleged conspiracy.
An alleged traitor.
An alleged victim of a crime.
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Oct 20, 2023
According to someone's allegation.
The suspect was allegedly involved in the robbery, but his alibi placed him in another state at the time.
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According to someone's conspicuous impressions (which could subsequently be alleged).
The game is allegedly exciting.
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According to what has been alleged;
He was on trial for allegedly murdering his wife
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Oct 20, 2023

FAQs

What is the root word of Allegedly?

The root word is "allege."
Janet White
Nov 26, 2023

Which vowel is used before Allegedly?

It depends on the sentence, but commonly "a" as in "an."
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the verb form of Allegedly?

The verb form is "allege."
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Allegedly?

It's pronounced uh-LEJ-id-lee.
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the singular form of Allegedly?

Allegedly is an adverb and doesn't have a singular or plural form.
Sara Rehman
Nov 26, 2023

Is Allegedly an abstract noun?

No, Allegedly is not a noun.
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

Why is it called Allegedly?

"Allegedly" is derived from the verb "allege," meaning to claim without definite proof.
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Nov 26, 2023

Which preposition is used with Allegedly?

Allegedly doesn't typically pair with a specific preposition.
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Nov 26, 2023

Which article is used with Allegedly?

"An" can precede it based on the context of a sentence.
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Nov 26, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Allegedly?

No specific conjunction is paired with Allegedly.
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

Is Allegedly a noun or adjective?

Neither; Allegedly is an adverb.
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the plural form of Allegedly?

Allegedly doesn't have a plural form.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 26, 2023

Is Allegedly a negative or positive word?

Allegedly is neutral; it conveys an unconfirmed claim.
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

How many syllables are in Allegedly?

There are four syllables in Allegedly.
Sara Rehman
Nov 26, 2023

Is Allegedly an adverb?

Yes, Allegedly is an adverb.
Janet White
Nov 26, 2023

Is Allegedly a vowel or consonant?

Allegedly is a word, not a single letter.
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

Is the Allegedly term a metaphor?

No, Allegedly is not metaphorical in itself.
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

Is Allegedly a collective noun?

No, Allegedly is not a noun.
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

How do we divide Allegedly into syllables?

Al-leg-ed-ly.
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Nov 26, 2023

Which determiner is used with Allegedly?

Allegedly doesn't typically pair with a specific determiner.
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Nov 26, 2023

What is the first form of Allegedly?

Allegedly doesn't have verb forms.
Janet White
Nov 26, 2023

What is the second form of Allegedly?

Allegedly doesn't have verb forms.
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Nov 26, 2023

Is the word Allegedly imperative?

No, Allegedly is not imperative.
Janet White
Nov 26, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Allegedly?

The second syllable, "leg," is stressed.
Janet White
Nov 26, 2023

What is another term for Allegedly?

Another term could be "reportedly."
Sara Rehman
Nov 26, 2023

How is Allegedly used in a sentence?

Allegedly, the artist will release a new album next month.
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Nov 26, 2023

Is Allegedly a countable noun?

No, Allegedly is not a noun.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 26, 2023

What part of speech is Allegedly?

Allegedly is an adverb.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 26, 2023

What is the opposite of Allegedly?

An opposite could be "definitively" or "certainly."
Harlon Moss
Nov 26, 2023

What is the third form of Allegedly?

Allegedly doesn't have verb forms.
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Nov 26, 2023
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