Definitions of manifest

  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane
  4. record in a ship's manifest; " each passenger must be manifested"
  5. reveal its presence or make an appearance; " the ghost manifests each year on the same day"
  6. 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.
  7. A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto. See Manifesto.
  8. 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.
  9. To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse.
  10. Detected; convicted; - with of.
  11. To show plainly; to make to appear distinctly, - usually to the mind; to put beyond question or doubt; to display; to exhibit.
  12. Clear; plain; apparent to the sight or understanding.
  13. To make clear; place beyond doubt of understanding; to prove; to show the list of, as a cargo.
  14. The list of a cargo to be shown to the customhouse officials; an invoice.
  15. Manifesly.
  16. Clear: apparent: evident.
  17. To make manifest: to show plainly: to put beyond doubt: to reveal or declare.
  19. A list or invoice of a ship's cargo to be exhibited at the custom- house.
  20. Apparent; evident.
  21. List of a ships cargo.
  22. To make clear or evident; exhibit.
  23. To make plain; reveal.
  24. Plainly apparent; evident; plain; clear.
  25. An invoice of a cargo; way bill.
  26. Clearly visible or intelligible; clear; evident.
  27. An invoice of a cargo to be exhibited at the custom house.
  28. To show plainly; to reveal.
  29. Clear; evident; plain; apparent.
  30. An invoice of a cargo of goods for examination at the custom- house.
  31. To show plainly; to reveal or declare.

Usage examples for manifest

  1. But his mistake was soon made manifest – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville
  2. What is right for me to do will be made manifest when the occasion comes." – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  3. The gentle Maria cast an ominous eye on her brother, who, with manifest reluctance, performed for her the same office. – Drift from Two Shores by Bret Harte
  4. One by one- mothers, fathers, and single property, old and young, as may be- are put upon the stand; sold for the various uses of manifest democracy. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  5. One thing seems manifest – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  6. They waited another day and still another and no signs or wonders were manifest – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  7. Flixton answered with manifest delight. – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  8. It was now that the full advantage of Mr. Hardy's precaution of firing the Indian hut had become manifest – On the Pampas by G. A. Henty
  9. Presently, however, a better understanding begins to manifest itself. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  10. I've heard 't up to Boston, where he got his manifest they thought everything of him. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  11. It was, however, a manifest impossibility for him to slip out again. – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  12. The fruit of the Spirit will be manifest in the life: Love, Joy, Peace, etc. – The Spirit-Filled Life by John MacNeil Commentator: Andrew Murray
  13. While the duke spoke this, Lorenzo's frequent change of colour, and the difficulty with which he forced himself to retain his seat, gave manifest proof that anger was taking possession of all his senses. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  14. And then the inward world will be wholly visible and manifest – Dialogues on the Supersensual Life by Jacob Behmen
  15. He was not greatly surprised, for the reason that the reality could not have been manifest to him at once. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  16. Sir John retreated before his manifest indifference. – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  17. The audience, in spite of its manifest efforts at politeness, is nevertheless widely diverted. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  18. For manifest reasons he affected an interest in her brother Arthur. – In a Little Town by Rupert Hughes
  19. Light makes itself manifest and all other things. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. And in the meantime, the women did not manifest themselves once during the daytime at the New Camp. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore