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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Suspect  \Sus*pect"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Suspected};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Suspecting}.] 
  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  should  remedy  suspicion  by 
  procuring  to  know  more  --Bacon. 
 
  From  her  hand  I  could  suspect  no  ill.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  imagine  to  be  guilty,  upon  slight  evidence,  or  without 
  proof;  as  to  suspect  one  of  equivocation. 
 
  3.  To  hold  to  be  uncertain;  to  doubt;  to  mistrust;  to 
  distruct;  as  to  suspect  the  truth  of  a  story.  --Addison. 
 
  4.  To  look  up  to  to  respect.  [Obs.] 
 
  Syn:  To  mistrust;  distrust;  surmise;  doubt. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Suspected  \Sus*pect"ed\,  a. 
  Distrusted;  doubted.  --  {Sus*pect"ed*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Sus*pect"ed*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  suspected 
  adj  :  believed  likely;  "a  suspected  thief";  "a  suspected 
  infection"  [ant:  {unsuspected}] 




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