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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sus·pect /ˈsʌsˌpɛkt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sus·pect a.
 1. Suspicious; inspiring distrust. [Obs.]
    Suspect [was] his face, suspect his word also.   --Chaucer.
 2. Suspected; distrusted. [Obs.]
    What I can do or offer is suspect.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sus·pect, n.
 1. Suspicion. [Obs.]
    So with suspect, with fear and grief, dismayed.   --Fairfax.
 2. One who, or that which, is suspected; an object of suspicion; -- formerly applied to persons and things; now, only to persons suspected of crime.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 4. To look up to; to respect. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- To mistrust; distrust; surmise; doubt.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sus·pect, v. i. To imagine guilt; to have a suspicion or suspicions; to be suspicious.
    If I suspect without cause, why then make sport at me.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : 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" [syn: fishy,
             funny, queer, shady, suspicious]
      n 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 [syn: defendant]
         [ant: plaintiff]
      v 1: imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is
           a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it" [syn: surmise]
      2: regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no
         faith or confidence in [syn: distrust, mistrust] [ant:
          trust, trust]
      3: hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected
         Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"