• WordNet 3.6
    • adj manifest 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"
    • v manifest reveal its presence or make an appearance "the ghost manifests each year on the same day"
    • v manifest 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"
    • v manifest record in a ship's manifest "each passenger must be manifested"
    • n manifest a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The viscera of Japanese abalone can harbor a poisonous substance which causes a burning, stinging, prickling and itching over the entire body. It does not manifest itself until exposure to sunlight if eaten outdoors in sunlight, symptoms occur quickly and suddenly.
    • Manifest 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 .
    • Manifest A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto. See Manifesto.
    • Manifest Detected; convicted; -- with of. "Calistho there stood manifest of shame.""So clear , so shining, and so evident ,
      That it will glimmer through a blind man's eye."
      "Entertained with solitude,
      Where obvious duty erewhile appeared unsought."
      "I saw, I saw him manifest in view,
      His voice, his figure, and his gesture knew."
    • Manifest 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.""That which may be known of God is manifest in them.""Thus manifest to sight the god appeared."
    • Manifest To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse.
    • Manifest 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 .""Thy life did manifest thou lovedst me not."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • manifest That may be readily perceived by the eye or the understanding; open to view or to comprehension; plain; obvious; apparent.
    • n manifest A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto.
    • n manifest A document, signed by the master of a vessel, containing a list of all the packages or separate items of freight on board, with their distinguishing marks, numbers, descriptions, destination, etc., for the information and use of the custom-house officers. By the United States Revised Statutes, §2807, it is required to contain also a designation of the ports of lading and of destination, a description of the vessel, and the designation of its port, its owners and master, the names of consignees, of passengers, with a list, of their baggage, and an account of the sea-stores remaining.
    • manifest To disclose to the eye or to the understanding; show plainly; put beyond doubt or question; display; exhibit.
    • manifest Synonyms To make known, prove, reveal, evidence, declare, evince. See comparison under manifest, a.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Manifest man′i-fest that may be easily seen by the eye or perceived by the mind: clear: apparent: evident
    • v.t Manifest to make clear or easily seen: to show plainly: to put beyond doubt: to reveal or declare
    • n Manifest an open or public statement: a list or invoice of a ship's cargo to be exhibited at the custom-house
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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.”
  • Eugene Ionesco
    “Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.”
  • Les Brown
    “Your level of belief in yourself will inevitably manifest itself in whatever you do.”
  • Oswald Chambers
    Oswald Chambers
    “Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    “The most manifest sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness; her state is like that in the regions above the moon, always clear and serene.”
  • Frederick Bailes
    Frederick Bailes
    “Man?s power of choice enables him to think like an angel or a devil, a king or a slave. Whatever he chooses, mind will create and manifest.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. manifeste, L. manifestus, lit., struck by the hand, hence, palpable; manus, hand + fendere,in comp.) to strike. See Manual, and Defend


In literature:

The fruits of my first meeting there are manifest to this day.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
She had been manifestly unhappy when he last saw her.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
In creation God manifested His wise and good will.
"Holy in Christ" by Andrew Murray
Outside of us we love to see the manifestation of growth.
"The Gate of Appreciation" by Carleton Noyes
The good results of such discipline in childhood are still more manifest.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
Miaki, Nouka, and their whole party sat in manifest terror upon the other half.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
It soon became manifest that death was approaching by slow but resistless strides.
"Louis Philippe" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
A further defect of memory has been made manifest to me by the study of perversions.
"The Sexual Life of the Child" by Albert Moll
From the very first her affection for Zillah was very manifest, and as the days passed it increased.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
It is rarely manifest, however.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther

In poetry:

Where grows the rose of fadeless Grace?
Wherethrough the Spirit manifests
The fact of an immortal race,
The dream on which religion rests.
"Flowers" by Madison Julius Cawein
Remembering you in ardent autumn nights,
And Stenhouse near you, like a fine stray guest
Of other days, with all his lore of lights
So manifold and manifest!
"To Henry Halloran" by Henry Kendall
Last night, as my dear babe lay dead,
In those two messages I read
A wisdom manifest;
And though my arms be childless now,
I am content - to Him I bow
Who knoweth best.
"The Dead Babe" by Eugene Field
And these things are made manifest in men
From the beginning forth unto this day:
Time writes and life records them, and again
Death seals them lest the record pass away.
"Genesis" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Clear, from the soft hair to the mouth,
Her ardent face made manifest
The sultry beauty of the South:
Below, a red rose, climbing, pressed
Against the roses of her mouth.
"At Glan-y-Wern" by Arthur Symons
What was it to have God there like a bird-
God like a great, gold flower upon your breast-
While He spake things that only one man heard,
Face down before that glory manifest?
"Annunciation" by Muriel Stuart

In news:

Moon over Manifest , by Clare Vanderpool.
"His speeches manifest his time as a teacher.".
Paralysis as a clinical manifestation m human rabies.
When they do occur, they usually manifest as a rash or urticaria.
The piano allows a composer or performer to all alone manifest a full vision of what their music can be.
Head and neck manifestations of plasma cell neoplasms.
A mundane trip manifest of reporters who traveled to Latin America with President Bush has turned colossally controversial because the White House mistakenly included personal ID info on the E-mail sent to news bureaus and accountants.
For Krause, the sounds are more than ambience: They're a sonic manifestation of ecologies, at once beautiful and information-dense.
If I get a refraction with a 20° difference in axis as compared to the reading recommended by the Z-view, I use my own manifest refraction .
Isolated pulmonary metastases (PM) represent a unique manifestation of the myriad presentations of systemic spread from a primary neoplasm.
It manifests with a wide range of symptoms and clinical findings, including some that occur in the head and neck.
Symptoms of schizophrenia usually manifest in men during late adolescence and early adulthood.
The director Peter Jackson's scrupulous devotion to the spirit of J. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy manifests itself in a gripping, intense fashion for the second of the film adaptations, "The Two Towers".
Actinobacillus suis (A.suis) and Actinobacillus pleuropneumonia (APP) tend to kill pigs quickly and are usually manifested as severe acute pneumonia.
Music has a steadfast place in the lives of almost everyone with as many manifestations as there are audiophiles.

In science:

IV, that the paraxial scattering theory becomes manifestly gauge invariant if formulated in terms of by-linear in ψ and ψ∗ ob ject that is the density matrix ρ.
Paraxial propagation of a quantum charge in a random magnetic field
Otherwise, the functional integral, if well defined, is manifestly real.
Hopping between Random Locations: Spectrum and Instanton
The wave function correlations are manifest in expectation values of spin transition operators and indicate some degree of collective behavior.
Spin Structure of Many-Body Systems with Two-Body Random Interactions
The resulting metric has no coordinate singularities, penetrates the event horizon, reaches the physical singularity, and is manifestly time independent.
Simple excision of a black hole in 3+1 numerical relativity
The function S is manifestly T-duality invariant, including the coefficient g 2 in front.
IIA/B, Wound and Wrapped