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Verb: suspect  sú-spekt
  1. Imagine to be the case, true or probable
    "I suspect he is a fugitive";
    - surmise
  2. Regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in
    - distrust, mistrust
  3. Hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty
    "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"
Adjective: suspect  sú-spekt
  1. Of questionable motive; of doubtful legality, value, truth, honesty, etc.
    "her motives were suspect";
    - fishy [informal], funny, shady [informal], suspicious, dodgy [Brit, informal]
Noun: suspect  sú-spekt
  1. Someone who is under suspicion
  2. (law) a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    "a preponderance of evidence against the suspect";
    - defendant

Derived forms: suspecting, suspected, suspects

See also: questionable

Type of: dare say [informal], daresay [informal], disbelieve, discredit, guess, hazard, imagine, individual, litigant, litigator, mortal, opine, person, pretend, reckon, somebody, someone, soul, suppose, think, venture

Encyclopedia: Suspect, guest house, Afghanistan