Associations to the word «Suspect»
SUSPECT, verb. (transitive) To imagine or suppose (something) to be true, or to exist, without proof.
SUSPECT, verb. (transitive) To distrust or have doubts about (something or someone).
SUSPECT, verb. (transitive) To believe (someone) to be guilty.
SUSPECT, verb. (intransitive) To have suspicion.
SUSPECT, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To look up to; to respect.
SUSPECT, noun. A person who is suspected of something, in particular of committing a crime.
SUSPECT, adjective. Viewed with suspicion; suspected.
SUSPECT, adjective. (nonstandard) Viewing with suspicion; suspecting.
SUSPECT, noun. Someone who is under suspicion.
SUSPECT, noun. A person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused.
SUSPECT, verb. Imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it".
SUSPECT, verb. Regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in.
SUSPECT, verb. Hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks".
SUSPECT, adjective. 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".
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