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Definitions of suspect:

part of speech: verb transitive

To mistrust: to imagine to be guilty: to doubt: to conjecture.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To imagine guilt, etc.; be suspicious.

part of speech: noun

A doubtful or suspected person.

part of speech: verb transitive

To imagine to exist; to believe in the possible guilt of, without having proof; to doubt; mistrust.

part of speech: noun

A person believed, but not proved, to be guilty of some crime.

part of speech: verb

To imagine or be of opinion that something exists, but without positive evidence; to mistrust; to doubt; to imagine to be guilty.

part of speech: adjective


Usage examples for suspect:

  • But it would never do to let the Baron suspect that. "The Intriguers", William Le Queux
  • He didn't want the boys to suspect what it really Was. "Oldtown Fireside Stories The Ghost In The Mill; The Sullivan Looking-Glass; The Minister's Housekeeper; The Widow's Bandbox; Captain Kidd's Money; "Mis' Elderkin's Pitcher"; The Ghost In The Cap'n Brownhouse", Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Bragdon began to suspect that here was the trouble- they didn't know any poor people! "One Woman's Life", Robert Herrick
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