suspect noun

ADJ. chief, main, number one, prime She has been identified as the prime suspect. | likely, obvious, possible, potential | usual | murder, terrorist

VERB + SUSPECT have, identify (sb as) The police have several suspects. | arrest, detain, hold, round up The army rounded up all the usual terrorist suspects. | interrogate, interview, question | release | extradite, hand over

PREP. ~ for The letter makes him a possible suspect for her murder. | ~ in Two men were arrested as suspects in the bombing.