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sus·pect

 (sə-spĕkt′)
v. sus·pect·ed, sus·pect·ing, sus·pects
v.tr.
1. To consider (something) to be true or probable on little or no evidence: I suspect they are very disappointed.
2. To have doubts about (something); distrust: I suspect his motives.
3. To consider (a person) guilty without proof: The police suspect her of murder.
v.intr.
To have suspicion.
n. (sŭs′pĕkt′)
One who is suspected, especially of having committed a crime.
adj. (sŭs′pĕkt′, sə-spĕkt′)
Open to or viewed with suspicion: a suspect policy; suspect motives.

[Middle English suspecten, from Old French suspecter, from Latin suspectāre, frequentative of suspicere, to look up at, suspect : su-, sub-, from below; see sub- + specere, to look at; see spek- in Indo-European roots.]

suspected

(səˈspɛktɪd)
adj
believed guilty of an offence(of an illness, condition, etc) thought probable but not diagnosed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.suspected - believed likely; "a suspected thief"; "a suspected infection"
unsuspected - not suspected or believed likely; "remained unsuspected as the head of the spy ring"; "he was able to get into the building unspotted and unsuspected"; "unsuspected difficulties arose"; "unsuspected turnings in the road"
Translations

suspected

[səsˈpektɪd] ADJ [thief, murderer, crime] → presunto
she was taken to hospital with suspected appendicitisla llevaron al hospital pensando que podía tener apendicitis
she collapsed yesterday with a suspected heart attackayer sufrió un colapso y se sospecha que la causa fue un ataque al corazón

suspected

[səˈspɛktɪd] adj [sabotage, terrorist] → présumé(e)
He is a suspected member of this organization → C'est un membre présumé de cette organisation.
a suspected terrorist → un présumé terroriste
He died from a suspected heart attack
BUT Il est mort, victime de ce que l'on suppose être un infarctus.
He had a suspected broken arm
BUT On pensait qu'il avait le bras cassé.

suspected

[səsˈpɛktɪd] adjpresunto/a
to have a suspected fracture → avere una sospetta frattura
References in classic literature ?
But this would not be done to men of base natures; for they, if they find themselves once suspected, will never be true.
You ought to have suspected, because when we were talking of the murderer's arrival, I said to you: 'I am quite sure Larsan will be here to-night.'
I suspected you of being concerned in the disaster which had overtaken me -- because I felt positively certain at Aldborough that you and Mrs.
"The other officer has done a world of harm to this inquiry, by letting the servants see that he suspected them.
"Yes, when the house where he fraternizes is suspected."
Willoughby certainly does not deserve to be suspected. Though WE have not known him long, he is no stranger in this part of the world; and who has ever spoken to his disadvantage?
"If you happened to meet with the suspected man," he said, "have you any means of identifying him?"
Sylvain Couttet, keeper of the cabin there, suspected a misfortune, and sent down to the valley for help.
Vernon was then convinced of what she had only suspected before, that she might have spared herself all the trouble of urging a removal which Lady Susan had doubtless resolved on from the first.
He advised great statesmen to examine into the diet of all suspected persons; their times of eating; upon which side they lay in bed; with which hand they wipe their posteriors; take a strict view of their excrements, and, from the colour, the odour, the taste, the consistence, the crudeness or maturity of digestion, form a judgment of their thoughts and designs; because men are never so serious, thoughtful, and intent, as when they are at stool, which he found by frequent experiment; for, in such conjunctures, when he used, merely as a trial, to consider which was the best way of murdering the king, his ordure would have a tincture of green; but quite different, when he thought only of raising an insurrection, or burning the metropolis.
And they might not even then have suspected it, but for the following little Accident.
Tip got one small prick in his left arm, which smarted for an hour afterward; but the needles had no effect upon the Scarecrow or Jack Pumpkinhead, who never even suspected they were being prodded.