Meaning of MANIFEST in English


I. ˈma-nə-ˌfest adjective

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French manifeste, from Latin manifestus caught in the act, flagrant, obvious, perhaps from manus + -festus (akin to Latin in festus hostile)

Date: 14th century

1. : readily perceived by the senses and especially by the sight

2. : easily understood or recognized by the mind : obvious

Synonyms: see evident

• man·i·fest·ly adverb

II. transitive verb

Date: 14th century

: to make evident or certain by showing or displaying

Synonyms: see show

• man·i·fest·er noun

III. noun

Date: 1561

1. : manifestation , indication

2. : manifesto

3. : a list of passengers or an invoice of cargo for a vehicle (as a ship or plane)

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