- (British, America) IPA: /ˈmæn.ɪ.fɛst/, /ˈmæn.ə.fɛst/
- Evident to the senses, especially to the sight; apparent; distinctly perceived.
- Obvious to the understanding; apparent to the mind; easily apprehensible; plain; not obscure or hidden.
- (rare, used with "of") Detected; convicted.
- (evident to the senses, easy to understand) apparent, plain, clear, distinct, obvious, palpable, patent
- See also Thesaurus:obvious.
- French: manifeste
- German: manifest
- Portuguese: manifesto, evidente
- Russian: я́вный
- Spanish: manifiesto, evidente
manifest (plural manifests)
- A list or invoice of the passengers or goods being carried by a commercial vehicle or ship.
- (computing) A file containing metadata describing other files.
- (obsolete) A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto.
- 1700, [John] Dryden, “Homer’s Ilias”, in Fables Ancient and Modern; […], London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, […], OCLC 228732415 ↗, book I, [https://books.google.com/books?id=JktbAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA206–7 page 206–7]:
- But you, authentick Witneſſes I bring, / Before the gods, and your ungrateful King, / Of this my Manifeſt : That never more / This Hand ſhall combate on the crooked Shore : / No, let the Grecian Powers oppreſs’d in Fight, / Unpity’d periſh in their Tyrants fight.
- French: manifeste, bordereau
- German: Ladungsliste
- Portuguese: manifesto
- Spanish: declaración de carga, sobordo
- French: profession de foi, manifeste, proclamation, déclaration, mise au point, coming out
- German: Manifest
- Portuguese: manifesto
- Russian: манифе́ст
- Spanish: profesión de fe, manifiesto, proclamación, declaración
manifest (manifests, present participle manifesting; past and past participle manifested)
- 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 through the look on his face.
- c. 1603–1604, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Othello, the Moore of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, scene ii], page 312 ↗, column 1:
- My Parts, my Title, and my perfect Soule / Shall manifeſt me rightly.
- To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse.
- Portuguese: dar ao manifesto