There are 2 definitions of manifest in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmanɪfɛst
 
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adjective

Clear or obvious to the eye or mind: her manifest charm and proven ability
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  • It saves them from examining the manifest failings in their own actions
  • Likewise, effects can be gradual, and may not be manifest or observable in animal systems until it is too late.
  • If it does, it will be important to disobey it and have it tested in the courts, which one hopes will recognise its manifest absurdity.
Synonyms

verb

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1Show (a quality or feeling) by one’s acts or appearance; demonstrate: Lizzy manifested signs of severe depression
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  • I cannot understand why they have to manifest their feelings in this way.
  • And that faith was manifested in so many different ways.
  • The entire panoply of human emotion was manifested in those 120 minutes.
Synonyms
display, show, exhibit, demonstrate, betray, present, evince, reveal, indicate, make plain, express, declare
1.1Be evidence of; prove: bad industrial relations are often manifested in strikes
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  • Such initiative was evidence of the creativity manifested by working people when they sense the possibility of liberation.
  • Compared to the early struggles, the strikes of the 1890s manifested a significantly higher level of consciousness among the workers.
  • The evidence shows us that such a commitment would first be manifested in improved Aboriginal child health.
Synonyms
be evidence of, be a sign of, indicate, show, attest, reflect, bespeak, prove, establish, evidence, substantiate, corroborate, verify, confirm
literary betoken
1.2 [no object] (Of an ailment) become apparent through the appearance of symptoms: a disorder that usually manifests in middle age
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  • In some patients, arthritis manifests before clinical bowel disease.
  • Early Alzheimer's disease manifests as problems with retaining new information and difficulty with cueing to help jog the memory.
  • Various systemic connective tissue diseases may also manifest in the eye as retinopathy.
1.3 [no object] (Of a ghost or spirit) appear: one deity manifested in the form of a bird
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  • He knew without being told that the spirits had manifested in him.
  • I fall to my knees, arms raised in ecstasy, as a sensibly-dressed goddess manifests before me.
  • As he began to forgive his father, the demons manifested violently.

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin manifestus.

Derivatives

manifestly

adverb
[as submodifier]: manifestly unfounded claims [sentence adverb]: manifestly, we have no effective deterrent for such crime
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  • Paragraph 26 concludes that the claim should be certified as manifestly unfounded.
  • It is now manifestly obvious that the Government has totally lost control of the immigration problem.
  • The manifestly uncommercial conclusion that no standard terms applied is not one to which I would come unless driven to it.

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There are 2 definitions of manifest in English:

manifest2

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Pronunciation: /ˈmanɪfɛst
 
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noun

1A document listing a ship’s contents, cargo, passengers, and crew, for the use of customs officers.
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  • If you're a customs inspector at a port of entry you can send photos of cargos and manifests back to the office where someone can check them against computer records.
  • The manifest of the Nigerian-registered ship said it was carrying 139 passengers.
  • He listed himself as a farm laborer on the manifest of the ship and didn't even write his mother until the day the ship was going to sail.
1.1A list of passengers or cargo in an aircraft.
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  • Akobi said the plane's manifest listed 156 passengers and an unknown number of crew.
  • If we had a manifest from the airplane, or from the companies, we would pay the claim.
  • Using the helicopter manifests, I counted the numbers of passenger-journeys and the numbers of flights for the complete months of September and October 1996.
1.2A list of the wagons forming a freight train.

verb

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Record in a manifest: every passenger is manifested at the point of departure

Origin

mid 16th century (denoting a manifestation): from Italian manifesto (see manifesto). The current sense dates from the early 17th century.

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