manifest

See also: Manifest

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle French manifeste, from Latin manifestus, manufestus (palpable, manifest), from manus (hand) + *festus, participle of *fendere "strike" (seen also in defendere, offendere, etc.).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈmæn.ɪ.fɛst/, /ˈmæn.ə.fɛst/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: man‧i‧fest

AdjectiveEdit

manifest (comparative more manifest, superlative most manifest)

  1. Evident to the senses, especially to the sight; apparent; distinctly perceived.
    • Bible, Hebrews iv. 13
      Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight.
  2. Obvious to the understanding; apparent to the mind; easily apprehensible; plain; not obscure or hidden.
  3. (rare, used with "of") Detected; convicted.
    • Dryden (Can we date this quote?)
      Calistho there stood manifest of shame.

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NounEdit

manifest (plural manifests)

  1. (obsolete) A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto or manifestation.
  2. A list or invoice of the passengers or goods being carried by a commercial vehicle or ship.
  3. (computing) A file containing metadata describing other files.

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manifest (third-person singular simple present manifests, present participle manifesting, simple past and past participle manifested)

  1. 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 via the look on his face.
    • 2012 April 19, Josh Halliday, “Free speech haven or lawless cesspool – can the internet be civilised?”, the Guardian:
      Other global taboos, such as sex and suicide, manifest themselves widely online, with websites offering suicide guides and Hot XXX Action seconds away at the click of a button. The UK government will come under pressure to block access to pornographic websites this year when a committee of MPs publishes its report on protecting children online.
  2. To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse.

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Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin manifestare - make public, declare.

NounEdit

manifest

  1. manifesto.

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

manifest m

  1. manifesto

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manifest n (plural manifesten, diminutive manifestje n)

  1. manifest

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manifest (not comparable)

  1. manifest

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GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

manifest

  1. manifest

PolishEdit

Polish Wikipedia has articles on:

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manifest m

  1. manifesto (public declaration)

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 2 April 2014, at 06:28