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Synonyms for suspect
səˈspɛkt; ˈsʌs pɛkt; ˈsʌs pɛkt, səˈspɛktsus·pect

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Wiktionary

  1. suspectverb

    To be viewed with suspicion.

    The figures in these accounts look suspect \uE000146842 I think someone has been cooking the books.

    Synonyms:
    doubtful, dubious, dodgy, suspicious, fishy

  2. suspectverb

    To distrust or have doubts about (something or someone).

    I suspect him of lying.

    Synonyms:
    doubt, distrust

  3. suspectverb

    Synonyms:
    imagine, suppose, think

  4. suspectverb

    Synonyms:
    accuse, point the finger at

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. suspectverb

    To doubt is to lack conviction. Incompleteness of evidence may compel one to doubt, or some perverse bias of mind may incline him to. Distrust may express simply a lack of confidence; as, I distrust my own judgment; or it may be nearly equivalent to suspect; as, I distrusted that man from the start. Mistrust and suspect imply that one is almost assured of positive evil; one may distrust himself or others; he suspects others. Mistrust is now rarely, if ever, used of persons, but only of motives, intentions, etc. Distrust is always serious; mistrust is often used playfully. Compare SUPPOSE. Compare synonyms for DOUBT, n.

    Synonyms:
    distrust, doubt, doubt, mistrust, surmise

    Antonyms:
    believe, confide in, depend on, depend upon, rely on, rely upon, trust

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. suspect

    Synonyms:
    imagine, surmise, guess, conjecture, augur, doubt, mistrust, distrust

    Antonyms:
    disbelieve, discredit, trust, confide, credit, accredit

Princeton's WordNet

  1. suspectnoun

    someone who is under suspicion

    Synonyms:
    defendant

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable

  2. defendant, suspectadjective

    a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused

    Synonyms:
    defendant

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable

  3. fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspiciousverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    fly-by-night, shady, louche, comic, laughable, rum, shadowed, untrusting, umbrageous, singular, odd, wary, amusing, comical, suspicious, leery, funny, mirthful, risible, fishy, peculiar, shadowy, mistrustful, rummy, curious

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable

  4. suspect, surmiseverb

    imagine to be the case or true or probable

    "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"

    Synonyms:
    surmise, distrust, mistrust

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable

  5. distrust, mistrust, suspectverb

    regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in

    Synonyms:
    surmise, distrust, mistrust

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable

  6. suspectverb

    hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty

    "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"

    Synonyms:
    surmise, distrust, mistrust

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. suspectverb

    Synonyms:
    surmise, imagine, fancy, believe, conjecture, guess, suppose, think

  2. suspectverb

    Synonyms:
    distrust, mistrust, doubt, have no confidence in

  3. suspectverb

    Synonyms:
    believe to be guilty

  4. suspectverb

    Synonyms:
    be suspicious, have suspicion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. suspectverb

    Synonyms:
    mistrust, distrust, doubt, conjecture, surmise

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How to use suspect in a sentence?

  1. Robert McKenzie:

    I mean, this is a group that has an apocalyptic worldview, i don't suspect that this is going to impact the way that they operate.

  2. Ruddi Setiawan:

    The suspect said that the baby orangutan was taken from Java to Bali, we are still investigating where he got the baby orangutan.

  3. Paul Ryan:

    I can't believe I have the power to pardon, that is shocking to me. I don't want this responsibility, as far as I can tell, it seems pretty damning evidence and she( the suspect) confessed herself. Ibolya, my dear ex-wife, and I do mean that, will not have died in vain.

  4. Patrick Henry:

    Is the relinquishment of the trial by jury and the liberty of the press necessary for your liberty? Will the abandonment of your most sacred rights tend to the security of your liberty? Liberty, the greatest of all earthly blessings give us that precious jewel, and you may take every thing else! Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel.

  5. Sjors Scheres:

    We don't know the chemical nature of these molecules yet, but we suspect they may play a role in the assembly of tau into filaments, and that their abundance may determine why some individuals develop CTE and others do not.

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Translations for suspect

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  • verdagteAfrikaans
  • مشتبه فيهArabic
  • sospitar, sospitósCatalan, Valencian
  • podezírat, podezřelý, podezřívatCzech
  • suspektDanish
  • misstrauen, verdächtigen, verdächtig, Verdächtige, Verdacht, Verdächtiger, vermutenGerman
  • ύποπτος, υποπτεύομαι, ύποπτηGreek
  • sospecharSpanish
  • مشکوکPersian
  • epäillä, epäiltyFinnish
  • soupçonnerFrench
  • संदिग्धHindi
  • gyanakszik, gyanakodik, gyanúsítHungarian
  • կասկածյալArmenian
  • sospettareItalian
  • 疑うJapanese
  • 의심하다Korean
  • претпоставува, сомнителна, се сомнева, осомничена, сомнителен, осомниченMacedonian
  • verdenken, verdachte, wantrouwen, twijfelen, verdacht, betwijfelenDutch
  • podejrzany, podejrzana, podejrzewaćPolish
  • suspeito, suspeitar, suspeitaPortuguese
  • подозревать, заподозрить, полагать, подозреваемая, подозреваемыйRussian
  • sumitiSlovene
  • misstänkaSwedish
  • mshukiwaSwahili
  • சந்தேகTamil
  • అనుమానితురాలు, అనుమానితుడు, అనుమానించుTelugu
  • כאָשעדYiddish

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