Thesaurus

suspects

noun
plural of suspect

Synonyms & Antonyms of suspects

(Entry 1 of 2)

suspects

verb
present tense third-person singular of suspect

Synonyms & Antonyms of suspects (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to form an opinion from little or no evidence
  • we suspected that the runaway was a little younger than the 16 she claimed to be—more like 13

Synonyms for suspects

Words Related to suspects

Near Antonyms for suspects

2 to have no trust or confidence in
  • I suspected him from the moment he said he was an old friend of my sister's, since I probably would have heard about him

Synonyms for suspects

Words Related to suspects

Near Antonyms for suspects

Antonyms for suspects

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about suspects

Cite this Entry

“Suspects.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suspects. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on suspects

Nglish: Translation of suspects for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of suspects for Arabic Speakers

Comments on suspects

What made you want to look up suspects? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!