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Meaning of MANIFEST

Pronunciation:  'manu`fest

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane
  2. [adj]  clearly apparent or obvious to the mind or senses; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"
  3. [v]  record in a ship's manifest; "each passenger must be manifested"
  4. [v]  reveal its presence or make an appearance; "the ghost manifests each year on the same day"
  5. [v]  provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes; "His high fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"; "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"

MANIFEST is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: apparent, attest, certify, demonstrate, evidence, evident, obvious, patent, plain
 See Also: appear, authenticate, bear witness, condemn, enter, instrument, legal document, legal instrument, notarise, notarize, official document, prove, put down, record, reflect, show, testify



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Man"i*fest\, a. [F. manifeste, L. manifestus, lit.,
    struck by the hand, hence, palpable; manus hand + fendere (in
    comp.) to strike. See {Manual}, and {Defend}.]
    1. 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.
             Neither is there any creature that is not manifest
             in his sight.                         -- Heb. iv.
             That which may be known of God is manifest in them.
                                                   --Rom. i. 19.
             Thus manifest to sight the god appeared. --Dryden.
    2. Detected; convicted; -- with of. [R.]
             Calistho there stood manifest of shame. --Dryden.
    Syn: Open; clear; apparent; evident; visible; conspicuous;
         plain; obvious.
    Usage: {Manifest}, {Clear}, {Plain}, {Obvious}, {Evident}.
           What is clear can be seen readily; what is obvious
           lies directly in our way, and necessarily arrests our
           attention; what isevident is seen so clearly as to
           remove doubt; what is manifest is very distinctly
                 So clear, so shining, and so evident, That it
                 will glimmer through a blind man's eye. --Shak.
                 Entertained with solitude, Where obvious duty
                 er?while appeared unsought.       --Milton.
                 I saw, I saw him manifest in view, His voice,
                 his figure, and his gesture knew. --Dryden.
  2. \Man"i*fest\, n.; pl. {Manifests}. [Cf. F. manifeste.
    See {Manifest}, a., and cf. {Manifesto}.]
    1. A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto. See
       {Manifesto}. [Obs.]
    2. A list or invoice of a ship's cargo, containing a
       description by marks, numbers, etc., of each package of
       goods, to be exhibited at the customhouse.
  3. \Man"i*fest\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manifested}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Manifesting}.]
    1. To show plainly; to make to appear distinctly, -- usually
       to the mind; to put beyond question or doubt; to display;
       to exhibit.
             There is nothing hid which shall not be manifested.
                                                   --Mark iv. 22.
             Thy life did manifest thou lovedst me not. --Shak.
    2. To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to
       declare at the customhouse.
    Syn: To reveal; declare; evince; make known; disclose;
         discover; display.
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