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 suspected

1 sense of suspected

Sense 1
suspected (vs. unsuspected) -- (believed likely; "a suspected thief"; "a suspected infection")

unsuspected (vs. suspected) -- (not suspected or believed likely; "remained unsuspected as the head of the spy ring"; "he was able to get into the building unspotted and unsuspected"; "unsuspected difficulties arose"; "unsuspected turnings in the road")
        => unknown -- (not known to exist; "things obscurely felt surged up from unknown depths")

Similarity of adj suspected

1 sense of suspected

Sense 1
suspected (vs. unsuspected) -- (believed likely; "a suspected thief"; "a suspected infection")

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