manifest


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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            Neither is there any creature that is not manifest
            in his sight.                         -- Heb. iv.
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            That which may be known of God is manifest in them.
                                                  --Rom. i. 19.
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            Thus manifest to sight the god appeared. --Dryden.
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   2. Detected; convicted; -- with of. [R.]
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            Calistho there stood manifest of shame. --Dryden.
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   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 is evident is seen so clearly as to
          remove doubt; what is manifest is very distinctly
          evident.
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                So clear, so shining, and so evident,
                That it will glimmer through a blind man's eye.
                                                  --Shak.
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                Entertained with solitude,
                Where obvious duty erewhile appeared unsought.
                                                  --Milton.
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                I saw, I saw him manifest in view,
                His voice, his figure, and his gesture knew.
                                                  --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.]
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   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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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            There is nothing hid which shall not be manifested.
                                                  --Mark iv. 22.
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            Thy life did manifest thou lovedst me not. --Shak.
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   2. To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to
      declare at the customhouse.
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   Syn: To reveal; declare; evince; make known; disclose;
        discover; display.
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