Definition of Manifest

1. Noun. A customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane.

Generic synonyms: Instrument, Legal Document, Legal Instrument, Official Document
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law



2. Verb. Provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes. "They manifest that there was a traffic accident "; "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"

3. Adjective. Clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment. "In plain view"

4. Verb. Record in a ship's manifest. "Each passenger must be manifested"
Generic synonyms: Enter, Put Down, Record

5. Verb. Reveal its presence or make an appearance. "The ghost manifests each year on the same day"
Generic synonyms: Appear
Derivative terms: Manifestation

Definition of Manifest

1. a. Evident to the senses, esp. to the sight; apparent; distinctly perceived; hence, obvious to the understanding; apparent to the mind; easily apprehensible; plain; not obscure or hidden.

2. n. A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto. See Manifesto.

3. v. t. To show plainly; to make to appear distinctly, -- usually to the mind; to put beyond question or doubt; to display; to exhibit.

Definition of Manifest

1. Adjective. Evident to the senses, especially to the sight; apparent; distinctly perceived. ¹

2. Adjective. Obvious to the understanding; apparent to the mind; easily apprehensible; plain; not obscure or hidden. ¹

3. Adjective. (rare used with "of") Detected; convicted. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto or manifestation. ¹

5. Noun. A list or invoice of the passengers or goods being carried by a commercial vehicle or ship. ¹

6. Noun. (computing) A file containing metadata describing other files. ¹

7. Verb. To show plainly; to make to appear distinctly, usually to the mind; to put beyond question or doubt; to display; to exhibit. ¹

8. Verb. To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Manifest

1. to show clearly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manifest

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manics
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manicure
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manicurist
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manicy
manid
manids
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manifest (current term)
manifest anxiety scale
manifest content
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manifest tetany
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Literary usage of Manifest

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1910)
"The act directs the manifest to be delivered to the collector or surveyor ... (2) The libel alleges that the manifest required by law was not made out and ..."

2. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"Selecting a chapter at random, he read it through, in a deep bass voice OVERHAULING HIS manifest. and with sincere solemnity. Then he said: "Lad, ..."

3. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1888)
"It is manifest that the same thing cannot do two opposite things, or be in two opposite states ... manifest ..."

4. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1891)
"Spirits regarded a3 personal causes of Phenomena of the World—Pervading Spirits as good and evil Demons affecting man—Spirits manifest in Dreams and Visions ..."

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