[ verb ] (logic) imagine to be true or to be the case
"I suspect that there is more to the story"
Used in print(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
But it is to say that this need is far more important for such infatuation than most_of the pundits seem to have suspected .(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)
I suspect that there are far more unreconstructed ones than the North likes to believe .(Brand Blanshard, "The Emotive Theory," Robert...)
Broad and Ross have lately contended that this fitness is one of the main facts of ethics , and I suspect they are right .(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)
Suspecting an ambush , the two deputies decided to ride up a side canyon taking a short_cut into Catskill .(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)
No_one will even suspect that it is your work '' .
[ verb ] imagine to be the case or true or probable
"I suspect he is a fugitive" "I surmised that the butler did it"
Used in print(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
There is a break in continuity just before the fourth variation in the `` Forellen '' movement , and I suspect that this is_due to imperfect splicing between sides of the original SPs .
[ adjective ] (informal) not as expected
"there was something fishy about the accident" "up to some funny business" "some definitely queer goings-on" "a shady deal" "her motives were suspect" "suspicious behavior"
Used in print(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)
That this abandonment takes_place on a stage , during an ' artistic ' performance , is enough to associate Jacoby with art , and to bring_down upon him the punishment for art ; that_is , he is suspect , guilty , punishable , as is anyone in Mann 's stories who produces illusion , and this is true even_though the constant elements of the artist nature , technique , magic , guilt and suffering , are divided in this story between Jacoby and La^utner .(James A. Ibers et al., "Proton magnetic resonance...)
Since **f is ferromagnetic , we felt that any results obtained from the magnetically contaminated **f would be suspect .
[ verb ] hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty
Used in print(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)
She wanted the police to notice him , suspect him .
[ verb ] consider unlikely or have doubts about
"I doubt that she will accept his proposal of marriage"
Used in print(Newark Evening News...)
Mr._Balaguer is in control , and opposition leaders have no further excuse to suspect his offer of a coalition government preliminary to free elections in the spring .