suspect

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (legal)
a. el sospechoso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la sospechosa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The police quickly found a suspect in the murder case.La policía encontró rapidamente a un sospechoso en el caso de homicidio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to have suspicions about)
a. sospechar
I always suspected the dog of stealing my muffins from the window.Siempre sospeché que era el perro el que robaba mis muffins de la ventana.
3. (to believe)
a. sospechar
I suspect my father still smokes.Sospecho que mi padre aún fuma.
b. imaginarse
I suspected the tickets would be sold out by now.Me imaginé que las entradas estarían ya agotadas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (questionable)
a. sospechoso
There is a suspect package on the table. Is it a gift for me?Hay un paquete sospechoso sobre la mesa. ¿Es un regalo para mí?
b. dudoso
Her excuses to not to go to school are suspect.Sus excusas para no ir a la escuela son dudosas.
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suspect
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el sospechoso(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la sospechoso(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. sospechoso(a)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (person)
a. sospechar de
to suspect somebody of having done somethingsospechar que alguien ha hecho algo
4. (have intuition of; motives)
a. recelar de
to suspect the truthsospechar (cuál es la verdad)
5. (consider likely)
a.
I suspect you're rightsospecho que tienes razón
I suspected as much!¡ya me lo imaginaba!
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suspect [ˈsʌspekt]
adjective
[+person, package] sospechoso; [+motives] dudoso; sospechoso; [+testimony] dudoso
they are all suspect todos están bajo sospecha
his credentials are suspect su historial deja lugar a muchas dudas
noun
sospechosoasospechosa (m) (f);a sospechosa
the prime or chief suspect is the butler el principal sospechoso es el mayordomo; is she a suspect? ¿está ella bajo sospecha?; the usual suspects los de siempre; los habituales
a list of literary "greats" made up of the usual suspects of Beckett, Genet, Wilde and Camus If you missed the exhibition in Bristol, you'll have now to catch it in Japan. It contains many of the usual suspects: Damien Hirst, Gary Hume, Tracey Emin...
[səsˈpekt]
transitive verb
1 (have suspicions about) [+person] sospechar de; [+plot] sospechar la existencia de
he never suspected her él nunca sospechó de ella; to suspect sb of a crime sospechar que algn ha cometido un crimen; I suspect her of having stolen it sospecho que ella lo ha robado; he suspects nothing no sospecha nada
2 (believe)
I suspect it's not paid for sospecho que or me temo que no está remunerado; I suspect it may be true tengo la sospecha de que puede ser verdad; sospecho que or me temo que puede ser verdad; foul play is not suspected no se advierten indicios de juego sucio; I suspected you weren't listening me figuraba or me imaginaba que no estabas escuchando; I suspected as much ya me lo figuraba or imaginaba
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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