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SUSPECT





Definition:

  1. [noun] someone who is under suspicion

  2. [noun] a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    Synonyms: defendant

  3. [verb] imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"
    Synonyms: surmise

  4. [verb] regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in
    Synonyms: distrust, mistrust

  5. [verb] hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"

  6. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: fishy, funny, queer, shady, suspicious

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