Meaning of MANIFEST in English


— manifestable , adj. — manifester , n. — manifestly , adv. — manifestness , n.

/man"euh fest'/ , adj.

1. readily perceived by the eye or the understanding; evident; obvious; apparent; plain: a manifest error.

2. Psychoanal. of or pertaining to conscious feelings, ideas, and impulses that contain repressed psychic material: the manifest content of a dream as opposed to the latent content that it conceals.


3. to make clear or evident to the eye or the understanding; show plainly: He manifested his approval with a hearty laugh.

4. to prove; put beyond doubt or question: The evidence manifests the guilt of the defendant.

5. to record in a ship's manifest.


6. a list of the cargo carried by a ship, made for the use of various agents and officials at the ports of destination.

7. a list or invoice of goods transported by truck or train.

8. a list of the cargo or passengers carried on an airplane.

[ 1350-1400; (adj.) ME manifestus, manufestus detected in the act, evident, visible; (v.) ME manifesten manifester manifestare, deriv. of manifestus. See MANUS, INFEST ]

Syn. 1. clear, distinct, unmistakable, patent, open, palpable, visible, conspicuous. 3. reveal, disclose, evince, evidence, demonstrate, declare, express. See display .

Ant. 1. obscure. 3. conceal.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .