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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
suspect (adjective)
1.
regarded or deserving to be regarded with - suspicion suspected investigates suspect employees
2.
- doubtful questionable whose skills are suspect Peter Vecsey
suspect (noun)
one that is - suspected , especially a person suspected of a crime
suspect (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to imagine (one) to be guilty or culpable on slight evidence or without proof - suspect him of giving false information
2.
to have doubts of - distrust suspects her motives
3.
intransitive verb
to imagine to exist or be true, likely, or probable - I suspect he's right to imagine something to be true or likely
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
suspect (adjective)
giving good reason for being doubted, questioned, or challenged
SYNONIMS:
debatable, disputable, dodgy, doubtable, dubious, dubitable, equivocal, fishy, problematic ( problematical), queer, questionable, shady, shaky, suspect, suspicious
RELATED WORDS:
alleged, so-called, supposed; moot; ambiguous, open, unclear; uncertain, undecided, undetermined; far-fetched, flimsy, improbable, unlikely, weak
NEAR ANTONYMS:
decisive, definitive; clear, obvious, open-and-shut, positive
certain, hands-down, incontestable, indisputable, indubitable, questionless, sure, undeniable, undoubted, unproblematic, unquestionable
suspect (verb)
1.
to form an opinion from little or no evidence
SYNONIMS:
assume, conjecture, daresay, imagine, presume, speculate, suppose, surmise, suspect, suspicion
RELATED WORDS:
conclude, deduce, gather, infer; hypothecate, hypothesize, theorize; believe, conceive, expect, judge, reckon [], take, think
NEAR ANTONYMS:
demonstrate, document, establish, prove, substantiate, validate; ascertain, determine, find out, learn
suspect (verb)
2.
to have no trust or confidence in
SYNONIMS:
doubt, misdoubt, mistrust, question, suspect
RELATED WORDS:
disbelieve, discount, discredit, negate
NEAR ANTONYMS:
bank (on upon), count (on upon), depend (on upon), rely (on upon)
trust
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