Suspect

someone who the police believe has committed a crime

suspect

  1. someone who is under suspicion
  2. a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused

Suspect

In the law enforcement jargon, a suspect is a known person suspected of committing a crime. Police and reporters in the United States often incorrectly use the word suspect when referring to the perpetrator of the offense (perp in dated US slang). The perpetrator is the robber, assailant, counterfeiter, etc.—the person who actually committed the...
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Suspect

• (a.) Suspicious; inspiring distrust. • (a.) One who, or that which, is suspected; an object of suspicion; -- formerly applied to persons and things; now, only to persons suspected of crime. • (v. t.) To hold to be uncertain; to doubt; to mistrust; to distruct; as, to suspect the truth of a story. • (v. t.) To imagine to be gui...
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Suspect

(1) Prospect somewhat more likely to order than a cold prospect; (2) in some two-step operations, a name given the initial inquirer when only one in X can he expected to convert.
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suspect

(from the article `crime`) The modus operandi, or method, used by a criminal to commit an offense sometimes helps to identify the suspect, as many offenders repeatedly commit ...
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suspect

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 s...
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suspect

noun someone who is under suspicion
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Suspect

[television] Suspect is a Whodunit crime mystery program on the children`s television channel CBBC. Children attempt to solve crimes committed at the fictional Kilcrammond House Hotel to gain admittance to the Academy of Criminal Investigation (an anagrammatic acronym of the CIA). The show is presented by Simon Grant who plays the part of t...
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Suspect

[video game] Suspect is an interactive fiction computer game designed by Dave Lebling and published by Infocom in 1984. It is the last murder mystery Infocom released, bringing an end to a popular genre of titles such as Deadline and The Witness. Like most Infocom titles, it was written in highly portable ZIL and made available for an array...
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Suspect

Sus·pect' adjective [ Latin suspectus , past participle of suspicere to look up, admire, esteem, to look at secretly or askance, to mistrust; sub under + specere to look: confer French suspect suspected, suspicious. See Spy , and confer Suspicion .]
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Suspect

Sus·pect' intransitive verb To imagine guilt; to have a suspicion or suspicions; to be suspicious. « If I suspect without cause, why then make sport at me.» Shak.
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Suspect

Sus·pect' noun [ Late Latin suspectus . See Suspect , adjective ] 1. Suspicion. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. « So with suspect , with fear and grief, dismayed.» Fairfax. 2. One who, or that which, is suspected; an obj...
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Suspect

Sus·pect' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Suspected ; present participle & verbal noun Suspecting .] 1. To imagine to exist; to have a slight or vague opinion of the existence of, without proof, and often upon weak e...
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suspect

regard as untrustworthy
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suspect

regard as untrustworthy
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Suspect

Someone who is thought to be guilty.
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suspect

suspect 1. To suppose to be true or probable; imagine. 2. To have doubts about; distrust. 3. To think (a person) guilty without proof; such as, one who is suspected of committing a crime.
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suspect

[n] - someone who is under suspicion 2. [v] - hold in suspicion 3. [v] - imagine to be the case or true or probable
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