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  • They had been gone some time, of course, before any one thought of suspecting flight. Cited from The Big Otter, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Besides, even they, were we living among them, would have no reason for suspecting our story. Cited from The Tiger of Mysore, by G. A. Henty
  • I have been under pay from both parties, each suspecting me of standing with the opposition. Cited from Moriah's Mourning and Other Half-Hour Sketches, by Ruth McEnery Stuart
  • So hours might pass without anyone even suspecting you were gone. Cited from Legacy, by James H Schmitz
  • He starts suspecting that he himself has done off with her.
  • Suspecting something, he leaves quickly for work, not allowing himself to find out what was in her mind.
  • 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
  • Suspecting more, his mother was forced to be content with this answer. Cited from Alec Forbes of Howglen, by George MacDonald
  • He discovers his mother has left his father, suspecting that he had an affair.
  • When the source failed to show up, the team members began suspecting they were under surveillance.
  • I was not one of those who make life miserable in seeing a little and suspecting much. Cited from An Outcast, by F. Colburn Adams
  • How on earth could you have helped suspecting me? Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • He had seen our light, and suspecting that we were prisoners he determined to get a good shot at us. Cited from Into the Jaws of Death, by Jack O'Brien
  • It is in a quiet creek, whose mouth you would sail past without suspecting its existence. Cited from Under Drake's Flag, by G. A. Henty
  • These men were never happy unless they were suspecting evil of someone. Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
  • We were far indeed from suspecting it; he was our fine flower, our representative man. Cited from The Mayor of Troy, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Suspecting they can read his thoughts, the administrator goes through his plan in his mind in their presence.
  • He backs off from the relationship suspecting that she could never really love someone less well off than her.
  • The other fellow stopped and, suspecting something wrong, started to run. Cited from Fred Fearnot's New Ranch, by Hal Standish
  • Just then Mary, as if suspecting something, appeared at the door. Cited from At Home with the Jardines, by Lilian Bell
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Root form of suspecting is suspect for the verb.

Synonyms of suspecting

Meaning of suspecting

  • 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