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Webster 1913 Edition


Manifest

Man′i-fest

,
Adj.
[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. 13.
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.
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 is evident is seen so clearly as to remove doubt; what is
manifest
is very distinctly evident.
So
clear
, so shining, and so
evident
,
That it will glimmer through a blind man’s eye.
Shakespeare
Entertained with solitude,
Where
obvious
duty erewhile appeared unsought.
Milton.
I saw, I saw him
manifest
in view,
His voice, his figure, and his gesture knew.
Dryden.

Man′i-fest

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Manifests
(#)
.
[Cf. F.
manifeste
. See
Manifest
,
Adj.
, 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;
as, to inspect the ship's
manifest
.
Bouvier.

Man′i-fest

,
Verb.
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.
Shakespeare
2.
To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse.
Syn. – To reveal; declare; evince; make known; disclose; discover; display.

Webster 1828 Edition


Manifest

MAN'IFEST

,
Adj.
[L. manifestus.]
1.
Plain, open, clearly visible to the eye or obvious to the understanding; apparent; not obscure or difficult to be seen or understood. From the testimony, the truth we conceive to be manifest.
Thus manifest to sight the god appeared.
That which may be known of God is manifest in them. Rom.1.
2.
Detected; with of.
Calistho there stood manifest of shame. [Unusual.]

MAN'IFEST

,
Noun.
An invoice of a cargo of goods, imported or laden for export, to be exhibited at the custom-house by the master of the vessel, or the owner or shipper.

MAN'IFEST


Definition 2022


Manifest

Manifest

See also: manifest

German

Noun

Manifest n (genitive Manifests, plural Manifeste)

  1. manifesto

manifest

manifest

See also: Manifest

English

Adjective

manifest (comparative more manifest, superlative most manifest)

  1. Evident to the senses, especially to the sight; apparent; distinctly perceived.
    • Bible, Hebrews iv. 13
      Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight.
  2. Obvious to the understanding; apparent to the mind; easily apprehensible; plain; not obscure or hidden.
  3. (rare, used with "of") Detected; convicted.
    • Dryden (Can we date this quote?)
      Calistho there stood manifest of shame.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

manifest (plural manifests)

  1. (obsolete) A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto or manifestation.
  2. A list or invoice of the passengers or goods being carried by a commercial vehicle or ship.
  3. (computing) A file containing metadata describing other files.

Translations

Verb

manifest (third-person singular simple present manifests, present participle manifesting, simple past and past participle manifested)

  1. To show plainly; to make to appear distinctly, usually to the mind; to put beyond question or doubt; to display; to exhibit.
    His courage manifested itself via the look on his face.
    • 2012 April 19, Josh Halliday, “Free speech haven or lawless cesspool – can the internet be civilised?”, in the Guardian:
      Other global taboos, such as sex and suicide, manifest themselves widely online, with websites offering suicide guides and Hot XXX Action seconds away at the click of a button. The UK government will come under pressure to block access to pornographic websites this year when a committee of MPs publishes its report on protecting children online.
    • 1603, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Othello, Act 1
      Not I; I must be found;
      My parts, my title, and my perfect soul
      Shall manifest me rightly.
  2. To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse.

Translations

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Catalan

Adjective

manifest m (feminine manifesta, masculine plural manifests or manifestos, feminine plural manifestes)

  1. manifest, obvious

Noun

manifest m (plural manifests or manifestos)

  1. manifesto

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

From Latin manifestare (make public, declare).

Noun

manifest

  1. manifesto

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

Czech

Noun

manifest m

  1. manifesto

Related terms


Danish

Noun

manifest n (singular definite manifestet, plural indefinite manifester)

  1. manifesto

Declension

References


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

manifest n (plural manifesten, diminutive manifestje n)

  1. manifest

Adjective

manifest (not comparable)

  1. manifest; obvious, undeniable

Inflection

Inflection of manifest
uninflected manifest
inflected manifeste
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial manifest
indefinite m./f. sing. manifeste
n. sing. manifest
plural manifeste
definite manifeste
partitive manifests

German

Adjective

manifest (comparative [please provide], superlative [please provide])

  1. manifest

Polish

Noun

manifest m inan

  1. manifesto (public declaration)

Declension


Scots

Etymology

From English manifest.

Verb

manifest (third-person singular present manifests, present participle manifestin, past manifestit, past participle manifestit)

  1. to manifest