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Realize; grasp.‘he's sussed it’[with clause] ‘she sussed out right away that there was something fishy going on’
understand, comprehend, follow, take in, realize, perceive, see, apprehend, assimilate, absorb, make sense of, master, get to the bottom of, penetrateView synonyms
- ‘He immediately susses that something is not quite cool with what Nicole is telling everyone.’
- ‘After all, how boring would it be if scientists and Doctors had already sussed out what makes the mind tick?’
1930s: abbreviation of suspect, suspicion.
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