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  Words related to suspect

Related / Similar Words: defendant, distrust, mistrust, surmise, fishy, funny, queer, shady, suspicious

 

Definition:
  • a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused;
  • someone who is under suspicion;
  • regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in;
  • imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it";
  • hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks";
  • not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior";

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    Hyponyms: accused, codefendant, co-defendant, murder suspect, rape suspect, robbery suspect, doubt

     

    Derivational Morphology: defend, represent, distrust, mistrust, misgiving, suspicion, distrustfulness, guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis, intuition, hunch, defendant

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 懷疑   Danish: suspekt  
    Dutch: verdenken   Finnish: epäillä  
    French: soupçonner   German: verdächtigen  
    Hungarian: gyanúsitani   Italian: sospettare  
    Japanese: 疑う   Korean: 의심하다  
    Portuguese: suspeitar   Russian: подозревать  
    Slovene: sumiti   Spanish: sospechar  
    Swedish: misstänka   Telugu: అనుమానించు  
     
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