Synonyms for suspect
səˈspɛkt; ˈsʌs pɛkt; ˈsʌs pɛkt, səˈspɛktsus·pect
This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term suspect.
To imagine or suppose (something) to be true without evidence.
Round up the usual suspects. Casablanca
To distrust or have doubts about (something or someone).
I suspect him of lying.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
someone who is under suspicion
a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
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"
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
imagine to be the case or true or probable
"I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"
distrust, mistrust, suspectverb
regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in
hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty
"The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
Words popularity by usage frequency
Everyone in that neighborhood would have been a suspect.
Imagine if a Caucasian boy was found hanging in a black neighborhood in the same way, everyone in that neighborhood would have been a suspect.
This by definition was a compromise bill. This is what is produced when you have a divided government that the American people voted for, had I been able to draft my own legislation, get it passed without any Republican votes, I suspect it would be slightly different.
With police-involved shootings now in this country, we’re very hypercritical of every officer’s actions. But the suspect was armed with a box cutter, the officer used deadly force as a last resort.
Anyone who quit their day job right after the drawing is a suspect.
Translations for suspect
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- مشتبه فيهArabic
- sospitós, sospitarCatalan, Valencian
- podezírat, podezřívat, podezřelýCzech
- Verdächtige, verdächtig, vermuten, misstrauen, Verdacht, verdächtigen, VerdächtigerGerman
- υποπτεύομαι, ύποπτος, ύποπτηGreek
- epäilty, epäilläFinnish
- gyanakszik, gyanúsít, gyanakodikHungarian
- осомничена, претпоставува, осомничен, сомнителна, сомнителен, се сомневаMacedonian
- betwijfelen, verdenken, verdacht, verdachte, wantrouwen, twijfelenDutch
- podejrzewać, podejrzana, podejrzanyPolish
- suspeito, suspeita, suspeitarPortuguese
- подозреваемый, заподозрить, подозревать, полагать, подозреваемаяRussian
- అనుమానించు, అనుమానితురాలు, అనుమానితుడుTelugu
Get even more translations for suspect »
Find a translation for the suspect synonym in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:
"suspect." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 27 Sep. 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/suspect>.