Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun suspect

2 senses of suspect

Sense 1
suspect -- (someone who is under suspicion)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
defendant, suspect -- (a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused)
       => litigant, litigator -- ((law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation; "plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb suspect

3 senses of suspect

Sense 1
suspect, surmise -- (imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it")
       => guess, venture, pretend, hazard -- (put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong")

Sense 2
distrust, mistrust, suspect -- (regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in)
       => disbelieve, discredit -- (reject as false; refuse to accept)

Sense 3
suspect -- (hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks")
       => think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess -- (expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up")

Antonyms of adj suspect

1 sense of suspect

Sense 1
fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA questionable) -> unquestionable -- (incapable of being questioned; "unquestionable authority")

Similarity of adj suspect

1 sense of suspect

Sense 1
fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious -- (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")
       => questionable (vs. unquestionable) -- (subject to question; "questionable motives"; "a questionable reputation"; "a fire of questionable origin")

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