(transitive) To imagine or suppose (something) to be true, or to exist, without proof.
to suspect the presence of disease
(ambitransitive) To be undecided about; to lack confidence in; to disbelieve, to question.
He doubted that was really what you meant.
I had no wish to go, though I doubt if they would have noticed me even if I had.
(transitive) To distrust or have doubts about (something or someone).
to suspect the truth of a story
To harbour suspicion about; suspect.
(transitive) To believe (someone) to be guilty.
I suspect him of being the thief.
To anticipate with dread or fear; to apprehend.
(intransitive) To have suspicion.
To fill with fear; to affright.
To look up to; to respect.
To dread, to fear.
A person who is suspected of something, in particular of committing a crime.
Disbelief or uncertainty (about something); (countable) a particular instance of such disbelief or uncertainty.
There was some doubt as to who the child's real father was.
Viewed with suspicion; suspected.
A point of uncertainty; a query.
(nonstandard) Viewing with suspicion; suspecting.
the state of being unsure of something
someone who is under suspicion
uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something;
the dubiousness of his claim
there is no question about the validity of the enterprise
a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
consider unlikely or have doubts about;
I doubt that she will accept his proposal of marriage
imagine to be the case or true or probable;
I suspect he is a fugitive
I surmised that the butler did it
lack confidence in or have doubts about;
I doubt these reports
I suspect her true motives
she distrusts her stepmother
regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in
hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty;
The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks
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