Synonyms for suspect
səˈspɛkt; ˈsʌs pɛkt; ˈsʌs pɛkt, səˈspɛktsus·pect
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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.
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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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The suspect attacked the homeowner and the homeowner was able to defend himself and as a result the suspect is deceased, we’re just glad the homeowner was able to confront the suspect and defend himself and his family against this attack.
If you suspect a man, don't employ him, and if ypu employ him, don't suspect him.
It is as hard for the good to suspect evil, as it is for the bad to suspect good.
We cornered one suspect and we tried to negotiate for several hours - negotiations broke down, we had an exchange of gunfire with the suspect, we saw no other option but to use our bomb robot and place a device on its extension for it to detonate where the suspect was.
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
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- 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
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