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1. suspect

verb. ['səˈspɛkt, ˈsʌˌspɛkt'] imagine to be the case or true or probable.

Synonyms

  • hazard
  • pretend
  • surmise
  • venture

Antonyms

  • smoker
  • resident
  • creditor
  • female

Etymology

  • suspectus (Latin)

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2. suspect

adjective. ['səˈspɛkt, ˈsʌˌspɛkt'] not as expected.

Synonyms

  • funny
  • questionable
  • fishy
  • suspicious

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • suspectus (Latin)

3. suspect

verb. ['səˈspɛkt, ˈsʌˌspɛkt'] regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in.

Synonyms

  • doubt
  • mistrust
  • disbelieve
  • discredit

Antonyms

  • believe
  • partisan
  • leader
  • member

Etymology

  • suspectus (Latin)

4. suspect

noun. ['səˈspɛkt, ˈsʌˌspɛkt'] someone who is under suspicion.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • murder suspect
  • robbery suspect
  • person
  • individual
  • rape suspect
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • debtor
  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy

Etymology

  • suspectus (Latin)

5. suspect

verb. ['səˈspɛkt, ˈsʌˌspɛkt'] hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty.

Synonyms

  • opine
  • reckon
  • guess
  • think
  • suppose

Antonyms

  • fat person
  • pessimist
  • religious person
  • bad person

Etymology

  • suspectus (Latin)

6. suspect

noun. ['səˈspɛkt, ˈsʌˌspɛkt'] a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused.

Synonyms

  • litigator
  • co-defendant
  • litigant
  • codefendant
  • accused

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • suspectus (Latin)

7. murder

noun. ['ˈmɝːdɝ'] unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being.

Synonyms

  • bloodshed
  • lynching
  • regicide
  • carnage
  • parricide
  • liquidation
  • fratricide
  • uxoricide
  • elimination
  • massacre
  • tyrannicide
  • execution
  • slaying
  • filicide
  • dry-gulching
  • infanticide
  • mariticide
  • thuggee
  • mass murder
  • homicide
  • hit
  • assassination
  • gore
  • shoot-down
  • slaughter
  • contract killing

Antonyms

  • synthesis
  • child
  • fall back
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • murder (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. murder

verb. ['ˈmɝːdɝ'] kill intentionally and with premeditation.

Synonyms

  • polish off
  • off
  • dispatch
  • remove
  • burke
  • hit
  • kill
  • slay
  • bump off

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • victory
  • exempt
  • unsoured

Etymology

  • murder (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. murder

verb. ['ˈmɝːdɝ'] alter so as to make unrecognizable.

Synonyms

  • falsify
  • garble
  • warp
  • mutilate
  • distort

Antonyms

  • top out
  • miss
  • defend
  • fail

Etymology

  • murder (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word murder-suspect


1. Noun Phrase
Whether it's a mother attempting to understand why her baby is crying or a police detective interrogating a murder suspect, the skill is essentially the same: read the body to understand the mind.

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