Definitions of suspect

  1. To imagine guilt.
  2. To imagine to exist; to believe in the possible guilt of, without having proof; to doubt; mistrust.
  3. To mistrust: to imagine to be guilty: to doubt: to conjecture.
  4. To mistrust; imagine to be guilty; conjecture.
  5. To imagine to exist; mistrust; conjecture.
  6. To infer the guilt of ( a person) on slight or no evidence; distrust.
  7. To imagine guilt, etc.; be suspicious.
  8. To be suspicious.
  9. To imagine that something exists, but without proof; to mistrust; to imagine to be guilty; to doubt.
  10. To imagine or be of opinion that something exists, but without positive evidence; to mistrust; to doubt; to imagine to be guilty.
  11. someone who is under suspicion
  12. A person believed, but not proved, to be guilty of some crime.
  13. A doubtful or suspected person.
  14. Suspicious; inspiring distrust.
  15. One who, or that which, is suspected; an object of suspicion; -- formerly applied to persons and things; now, only to persons suspected of crime.
  16. 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.
  17. To imagine to be guilty, upon slight evidence, or without proof; as, to suspect one of equivocation.
  18. To hold to be uncertain; to doubt; to mistrust; to distruct; as, to suspect the truth of a story.
  19. To look up to; to respect.
  20. To imagine guilt; to have a suspicion or suspicions; to be suspicious.