Suspect



verb (used with object)
1.
to believe to be guilty, false, counterfeit, undesirable, defective, bad, etc., with little or no proof:
to suspect a person of murder.
2.
to doubt or mistrust:
I suspect his motives.
3.
to believe to be the case or to be likely or probable; surmise:
I suspect his knowledge did not amount to much.
4.
to have some hint or foreknowledge of:
I think she suspected the surprise.
verb (used without object)
5.
to believe something, especially something evil or wrong, to be the case; have suspicion.
noun
6.
a person who is suspected, especially one suspected of a crime, offense, or the like.
adjective
7.
suspected; open to or under suspicion.
verb (səˈspɛkt)
1.
(transitive) to believe guilty of a specified offence without proof
2.
(transitive) to think false, questionable, etc: she suspected his sincerity
3.
(transitive; may take a clause as object) to surmise to be the case; think probable: to suspect fraud
4.
(intransitive) to have suspicion
noun (ˈsʌspɛkt)
5.
a person who is under suspicion
adjective (ˈsʌspɛkt)
6.
causing or open to suspicion

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