[n] a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
[n] someone who is under suspicion
[adj] (informal) 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"
[v] regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in
[v] imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"
[v] hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"