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suspect

 
Adjective suspect has 1 sense
  1. fishy, funny, queer, shady, suspect, suspicious - not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"
    Antonym: unquestionable (indirect, via questionable)
Noun suspect has 2 senses
  1. suspect - someone who is under suspicion
    --1 is a kind of
    person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    --1 has particulars: murder suspect; rape suspect; robbery suspect
    Derived forms: verb suspect2, verb suspect3
  2. defendant, suspect - a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    --2 is a kind of litigant, litigator
    --2 has particulars: accused; codefendant, co-defendant
    Derived form: verb suspect3
Verb suspect has 3 senses
  1. suspect, surmise - imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"
    --1 is one way to guess, venture, pretend, hazard
    Derived form: noun suspicion1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. distrust, mistrust, suspect - regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in
    --2 is one way to disbelieve, discredit
    Derived forms: noun suspect1, noun suspicion2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. suspect - hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"
    --3 is one way to
    think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess
    Derived forms: noun suspect2, noun suspect1, noun suspicion3
    Sample sentence:
    They suspect him to write the letter
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