Definitions For Suspect


  • A person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
  • Someone who is under suspicion
  • A person who is believed to be possibly guilty of committing a crime
  • A thing that is thought of as a possible cause of something bad


  • Regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in
  • Imagine to be the case or true or probable
  • Hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty
  • To think that (someone) is possibly guilty of a crime or of doing something wrong
  • To think that (something) is possibly the cause of something bad
  • To think that (a crime) has possibly been committed


  • Not as expected

Is Suspect a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Suspect is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Suspect in a Sentence

  • The room had a suspect odor.
  • Since she was carrying no cash or credit cards, her claim to the store's detectives that she had intended to pay for the items was suspect
  • One suspect has been arrested.
  • She is a possible suspect in connection with the kidnapping.
  • The prime suspect for the food poisoning is the potato salad.
  • He's suspected in four burglaries.
  • The police do not suspect murder in this case.
  • The fire chief suspects arson.

Synonyms for Suspect

Antonyms for Suspect

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