Definitions for manifestˈmæn əˌfɛst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

man•i•fest*ˈmæn əˌfɛst(adj.)

  1. readily perceived by the eye or the understanding; evident:

    a manifest error.

  2. (v.t.)to make clear or evident to the eye or the understanding:

    to manifest disapproval.

  3. (n.)a list of the cargo or passengers carried by a ship, plane, truck, or train.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

* Syn: See display.

Origin of manifest:

1350–1400; ME < L manifestus detected in the act, evident, visible

man′i•fest`ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. manifest(adj)

    a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane

  2. apparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, unmistakable(verb)

    clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

    "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. attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence(verb)

    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"

  4. manifest(verb)

    record in a ship's manifest

    "each passenger must be manifested"

  5. manifest(verb)

    reveal its presence or make an appearance

    "the ghost manifests each year on the same day"

Wiktionary

  1. manifest(Noun)

    A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto or manifestation.

  2. manifest(Noun)

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

  3. manifest(Noun)

    A file containing metadata describing other files.

  4. manifest(Verb)

    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.

  5. manifest(Verb)

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

  6. manifest(Adjective)

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

  7. manifest(Adjective)

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

  8. manifest(Adjective)

    Detected; convicted.

    Calistho there stood manifest of shame. u2014Dryden.

  9. Origin: manifeste, from manifestus, manufestus, from manus + *festus, participle of *fendere "strike" (seen also in defendere, offendere, etc.).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Manifest(adj)

    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. Manifest(adj)

    detected; convicted; -- with of

  3. Manifest(adj)

    a public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto. See Manifesto

  4. Manifest(adj)

    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

  5. Manifest(verb)

    to show plainly; to make to appear distinctly, -- usually to the mind; to put beyond question or doubt; to display; to exhibit

  6. Manifest(verb)

    to exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse

Freebase

  1. Manifest

    An assembly manifest is a text file containing metadata about CLI assemblies. It describes the relationship and dependencies of the components in the assembly, versioning information, scope information and the security permissions required by the assembly. The manifest information embedded within an assembly can be viewed using IL Disassembler which is available as part of Microsoft Windows SDK.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. manifest

    A document specifying in detail the passengers or items carried for a specific destination.


Translations for manifest

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

manifest(adjective)

easily seen by the eye or understood by the mind; obvious

manifest stupidity.

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