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Definition of Suspect
SuspectSuspect Sus*pect", n. [LL. suspectus. See Suspect, a.]
1. Suspicion. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
So with suspect, with fear and grief, dismayed.
2. One who, or that which, is suspected; an object of
suspicion; -- formerly applied to persons and things; now,
only to persons suspected of crime. --Bacon. SuspectSuspect Sus*pect", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suspected; p. pr. &
vb. n. Suspecting.]
1. To imagine to exist; to have a slight or vague opinion of
the existence of, without proof, and often upon weak
evidence or no evidence; to mistrust; to surmise; --
commonly used regarding something unfavorable, hurtful, or
wrong; as, to suspect the presence of disease.
Nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know
little; and therefore men should remedy suspicion by
procuring to know more. --Bacon.
From her hand I could suspect no ill. --Milton.
2. To imagine to be guilty, upon slight evidence, or without
proof; as, to suspect one of equivocation.
3. To hold to be uncertain; to doubt; to mistrust; to
distruct; as, to suspect the truth of a story. --Addison.
4. To look up to; to respect. [Obs.]
Syn: To mistrust; distrust; surmise; doubt. SuspectSuspect Sus*pect", a. [L. suspectus, p. p. of suspicere to
look up, admire, esteem, to look at secretly or askance, to
mistrust; sub under + specere to look: cf. F. suspect
suspected, suspicious. See Spy, and cf. Suspicion.]
1. Suspicious; inspiring distrust. [Obs.]
Suspect [was] his face, suspect his word also.
2. Suspected; distrusted. [Obs.]
What I can do or offer is suspect. --Milton.
Suspect Sus*pect", v. i.
To imagine guilt; to have a suspicion or suspicions; to be
If I suspect without cause, why then make sport at me.
Meaning of Suspect from wikipedia
- jargon, a suspect
is a known person accused
a crime. Police
in the United States often
use the word suspect
as a jargon...
- Prime Suspect
is a British police procedural television drama
series. It stars Helen Mirren
as Jane Tennison, one of the first female Detective
- Highly Suspect
is an American
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by twin brothers
Rich (b**** guitar, backing
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- In American
jurisprudence, a suspect
cl****ification is any cl****ification of groups meeting
of criteria suggesting
they are likely
Zero is a 2004 American psychological thriller
by E. Elias Merhige
and starring Aaron
Eckhart, Ben Kingsley, and Carrie-Anne Moss...
- A suspect
is a person suspected
a crime. Suspect
may also refer
(1960 film), a British thriller directed
- A prime suspect
or key suspect
is a person
who is considered
by the law enforcement agency investigating
to be the most likely suspect
. The idiom...
- The Usual Suspects
is a 1995 American
by Bryan Singer
McQuarrie. It stars Stephen
1973 (also known
as Prime Suspect
: Tennison) is a British television detective drama
series, and a prequel
to the long-running Prime Suspect
- killed, suspect
in custody, Florida sheriff
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from the original
14, 2018. Retrieved February
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