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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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Rhymes with Suspect

  • aftereffect
  • albrecht
  • architect
  • aspect
  • circumspect
  • dialect
  • hambrecht
  • insect
  • intellect
  • intellect
  • intertect
  • introspect
  • prefect
  • retrospect
  • rupprecht
  • schildknecht
  • schiltknecht
  • transect
  • utecht

Sentences with suspect


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you suspect that your dog has had a stroke, you should take him to a vet immediately.

2. Verb, base form
You may suspect root rot if your rosemary plant begins to wilt or turn yellow for no obvious reason.

3. Adjective
This alerts Twitter to the suspect account and blocks the user from your list of followers.

Quotes about suspect


1. I'd probably want to teach at university, because children would drive me insane. I suspect it would be English literature, Shakespeare and so forth. I've always been deeply, deeply in love with that kind of thing.
- Stephen Fry

2. I suspect the truth is that we are waiting, all of us, against insurmountable odds, for something extraordinary to happen to us.
- Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

3. I suspect the most we can hope for, and it's no small hope, is that we never give up, that we never stop giving ourselves permission to try to love and receive love.
- Elizabeth Strout, Abide with Me

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)
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