HyperDic: suspect

English > 6 senses of the word suspect:
VERBcommunicationsuspect, surmiseimagine to be the case or true or probable
cognitionsuspect, distrust, mistrustregard as untrustworthy
communicationsuspecthold in suspicion
ADJECTIVEallsuspect, fishy, funny, shady, suspiciousnot as expected
NOUNperson suspectsomeone who is under suspicion
person suspect, defendanta person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law
suspect > pronunciation
Soundssahspeh'kt; sah'speh.kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > suspect: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot as expected.
Example "her motives were suspect"
Synonymsfishy, funny, shady, suspicious
Broaderquestionablesubject to question
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishdudoso, extraño, raro, sospechoso
Catalandubtós, estrany, rar, sospitós
English > suspect: 6 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who is under suspicion.
Narrowermurder suspectsomeone suspected of committing murder
rape suspectsomeone who is suspected of committing rape
robbery suspectsomeone suspected of committing robbery
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Verbssuspectregard as untrustworthy
suspecthold in suspicion
English > suspect: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused / accused.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarroweraccusedA defendant in a criminal proceeding
codefendant, co-defendantA defendant who has been joined together with one or more other defendants in a single action
Broaderlitigant, litigator(law) a party to a lawsuit
Oppositeplaintiff, complainantA person who brings an action in a court of law
Spanishacusada, acusado, defendido, demandado, procesado, querellado
Catalanacusada, acusat, demandat
Verbssuspecthold in suspicion
English > suspect: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningimagine to be the case or true or probable.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"I suspect he is a fugitive"
Broaderguess, venture, pretend, hazardPut forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
Spanishfigurarse, intuir, sospechar, suponer
Catalanafigurar-se, intuir, sospitar
Nounssuspicionan impression that something might be the case
English > suspect: 6 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningregard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdistrust, mistrust
Narrowerdoubtlack confidence in or have doubts about
Broaderdisbelieve, discreditReject as false
OppositetrustHave confidence or faith in
Spanishdesconfiar, intuir, recelar
Catalandesconfiar, intuir, malfiar-se, recelar
Nounssuspectsomeone who is under suspicion
suspiciondoubt about someone's honesty
English > suspect: 6 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaninghold in suspicion; believe to be guilty.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey suspect him to write the letter
Example"The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"
Broaderthink, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guessExpect, believe, or suppose
Nounssuspectsomeone who is under suspicion
suspecta person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law
suspicionthe state of being suspected

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