To be viewed with suspicion.
The figures in these accounts look suspect \uE000146842 I think someone has been cooking the books.
To distrust or have doubts about (something or someone).
I suspect him of lying.
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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.
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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"
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How to use suspect in a sentence?
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.
The suspect said that the baby orangutan was taken from Java to Bali, we are still investigating where he got the baby orangutan.
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.
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.
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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- مشتبه فيهArabic
- sospitar, sospitósCatalan, Valencian
- podezírat, podezřelý, podezřívatCzech
- misstrauen, verdächtigen, verdächtig, Verdächtige, Verdacht, Verdächtiger, vermutenGerman
- ύποπτος, υποπτεύομαι, ύποπτηGreek
- epäillä, epäiltyFinnish
- gyanakszik, gyanakodik, gyanúsítHungarian
- претпоставува, сомнителна, се сомнева, осомничена, сомнителен, осомниченMacedonian
- verdenken, verdachte, wantrouwen, twijfelen, verdacht, betwijfelenDutch
- podejrzany, podejrzana, podejrzewaćPolish
- suspeito, suspeitar, suspeitaPortuguese
- подозревать, заподозрить, полагать, подозреваемая, подозреваемыйRussian
- అనుమానితురాలు, అనుమానితుడు, అనుమానించుTelugu
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