Synonyms of suspect in English:

suspect


See definition of suspect

verb

1‘I began to suspect that she had made a mistake’

SYNONYMS

have a suspicion, have a feeling, feel, be inclined to think, fancy, reckon, guess, surmise, conjecture, think, think it likely, think it probable, have a sneaking feeling, have a hunch

be of the opinion, suppose, conclude, expect, presume, consider, deduce, infer, glean, sense, imagine

be afraid, fear, have a foreboding

formal opine

ANTONYMS

know

2‘he is suspected of cheating’

SYNONYMS

regard as guilty, think to be guilty, regard as a wrongdoer

3‘a broker whose honesty he had no reason to suspect’

SYNONYMS

doubt, distrust, mistrust, have doubts about, harbour suspicions about, have misgivings about, be sceptical about, have qualms about, be suspicious of, be wary of, feel chary about, feel uneasy about, harbour reservations about, have reservations about, have a funny feeling about

informal smell a rat about


noun

1‘a murder suspect’

SYNONYMS

suspected person, accused, defendant


adjective

1‘a suspect package’

SYNONYMS

suspicious, dubious, untrustworthy, questionable, doubtful, odd, queer, potentially dangerous, potentially false, under suspicion, not quite right

informal fishy, funny, shady, not kosher

British informal dodgy