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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.
  18. MANIFESTLY.
  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.
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Quotes of manifest

  1. If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose. – William Bartram
  2. The real evidence is not practically speaking in scholarship but in how Jesus and the Christianity based on him manifest themselves in the lives of practising Christians. Their lives are the proofs of their beliefs. – Lionel Blue
  3. All human language draws its nature and value from the fact that it both comes from the Word of God and is chosen by God to manifest himself. But this relationship is secret and incomprehensible, beyond the bounds of reason and analysis. – Jacques Ellul
  4. Only when inspired to go beyond consciousness by some extraordinary insight does beauty manifest unexpectedly. – Arthur Erickson
  5. Because the quality of living with nature and allowing it to manifest itself is different than the quality of living in a city, especially a dense city. – Lawrence Halprin
  6. It is the nature of the self to manifest itself, In every atom slumbers the might of the self. – Muhammad Iqbal
  7. The standards of the international community manifest firmness. Iran has no need for long -range missiles or to collaborate with terrorist organizations all over the world. – Moshe Katsav
  8. No amount of manifest absurdity... could deter those who wanted to believe from believing. – Bernard Levin
  9. Never let life impede on your ability to manifest your dreams. Dig deeper into your dreams and deeper into yourself and believe that anything is possible, and make it happen. – Corin Nemec
  10. For if the mystery concealed of old is made manifest to the Apostles through the prophetic writings, and if the prophets, being wise men, understood what proceeded from their own mouths, then the prophets knew what was made manifest to the Apostles. – Origen
  11. To manifest your hearts desires you must BE what your heart desires. – Joy Page
  12. Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment. – Morihei Ueshiba
  13. Truth should not be forced; it should simply manifest itself, like a woman who has in her privacy reflected and coolly decided to bestow herself upon a certain man. – John Updike
  14. Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind: repetitive application- practice. What you practice is what you manifest – Fay Weldon
  15. You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us. – Marianne Williamson

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
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