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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Manifest  \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 
  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. 
 
  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 
  evident. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Manifest  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Manifest  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  manifest 
  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"  [syn:  {apparent},  {evident},  {patent},  {plain}] 
  n  :  a  customs  document  listing  the  contents  put  on  a  ship  or 
  plane 
  v  :  provide  evidence  for  stand  as  proof  of  "His  high  fever 
  attested  to  his  illness";  "The  buildings  in  Rome  manifest 
  a  high  level  of  architectural  sophistication"  [syn:  {attest}, 
  {certify},  {demonstrate},  {evidence}] 




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