suspect

All Verb Noun Adjective
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  • Others, however, began to suspect that this was indeed the case.
  • All three species were found in both the victim and suspect's clothes.
  • In this case, no public record of this decision or any operation to kill the suspect will be made available.
  • He starts suspecting that he himself has done off with her.
  • Two police cars later stopped the suspect station wagon about a half mile from the bridge.
  • He immediately suspects the sisters know more than they are saying.
  • What if he had traded on the suspect's presence in the house? Cited from A Thief in the Night, by E. W. Hornung
  • Suspecting something, he leaves quickly for work, not allowing himself to find out what was in her mind.
  • Only a few nations possess such weapons or are suspected of seeking them.
  • More than a dozen individuals were eventually named as suspects by both the press and the police.
  • Worse, she begins to suspect that he does not love her.
  • That is not known to be true, and is generally suspected to be false.
  • He gives the name, and says no more, little suspecting the part these men were to play in history. Cited from A Literary History of the English People, by Jean Jules Jusserand
  • It was suspected that the two viruses mixed while he was doing his research.
  • Suspecting more, his mother was forced to be content with this answer. Cited from Alec Forbes of Howglen, by George MacDonald
  • Over the years, several women have come forth saying they suspect they might be Joan.
  • Deep down I suspect that you may have more answers about this than I do.
  • He discovers his mother has left his father, suspecting that he had an affair.
  • One suspect has been arrested with an ongoing search of two others.
  • The wounded Japanese American officer returned fire, killing three of the five suspects.
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Meaning of suspect

  • noun Someone who is under suspicion
  • verb Imagine to be the case or true or probable
    I suspect he is a fugitive, I surmised that the butler did it
  • verb Hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty
    The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks