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manifest

1) adj., adv. completely obvious or evident. 2) n. a written list of goods in a shipment.

manifest

adjective apertus, apparent, avowed, bald, bare, beholdable, blatant, clear, clear-cut, conspicuous, crystal clear, defined, discernible, disclosed, distinct, easy to see, evidens, evident, explicit, exposed, express, eye-catching, flagrant, glaring, gross, identifiable, in bold relief, in evidence, in focus, in full view, in sight, in the foreeround, in view, indisputable, indubitable, insuppressible, lucid, marked, naked, not concealed, not obscure, notable, noticeable, observable, obvious, open, ostensible, overt, palpable, patent, perceivable, perceptible, perspicuous, plain, prominent, pronounced, public, recognizable, revealed, salient, seeable, showable, standing out, sticking out, striking, tangible, transparent, unclouded, unconcealed, uncontestable, undisguised, unhidden, unmistakable, visible, well-defined, well-marked, well-seen
Associated concepts: manifest danger, manifest error, maniiest necessity, manifest peril

manifest

verb air, aperire, attest, bare, be evidence of, bespeak, betoken, bring forth, bring forward, bring into the open, bring out, bring to light, bring to notice, bring to the front, bring to view, certify, declarare, declare, demonstrate, denote, designate, disclose, discover, display, divulge, evince, exhibit, explain, expose, expose to view, hold up, hold up to view, illuminate, illustrate, impart, indicate, lay bare, lay open, lay out, make clear, make connpicuous, make evident, make known, make obvious, make plain, make visible, mark, open, open up, patefacere, point out, present, proclaim, prove, publish, represent, reveal, set forth, set out, show, signify, speak out, testify, throw open, unconceal, uncover, uncurtain, undrape, unearth, unfold, unmask, unscreen, unshroud, unveil
Foreign phrases: In rebus manifestis, errat qui auctoritates legum allegat; quia perspicua vera non sunt probanda.In clear cases, he mistakes who cites legal authorities; for obvious truths are not to be proved. Manifesta probatione non indigent. Manifest facts do not require proof.
See also: adduce, apparent, appreciable, axiomatic, bare, bear, bill, blatant, bodily, cite, clear, coherent, communicate, comprehensible, conspicuous, convey, corroborate, demonstrate, denote, denude, depict, disabuse, discernible, discover, disinter, distinct, divulge, document, elucidate, embody, emerge, establish, evidence, evident, evince, exemplify, exhibit, explain, explicit, expose, flagrant, gross, illustrate, inventory, invoice, known, lucid, naked, obvious, open, ostensible, overt, palpable, patent, pellucid, perceivable, perceptible, personify, presumptive, produce, prominent, prove, public, reveal, scrutable, show, signify, state, tangible, unmistakable, unveil, visible, yield

MANIFEST, com. law. A written instrument containing a true account of the cargo of a ship or commercial vessel.
     2. The Act of March 2, 1799, s. 23, requires that when goods, wares, or merchandise, shall be brought into the United States, from any foreign port or place, in any ship or vessel, belonging, in whole or in part to a citizen or inhabitant of the United States, the manifest shall be in writing, signed by the master of the vessel, and that it shall contain the names of the places where the goods in such manifest mentioned, shall have been respectively taken on board, and the places within the United States, for which they are respectively consigned, particularly noticing the goods destined for each place, respectively; the name, description, and build of such vessel, and her true admeasurement or tonnage, the place to which she belongs, with the name of each owner, according to her register, the name of her master, and a just and particular account of the goods so laden on board, whether in package or stowed loose, of any kind whatsoever, with the marks and numbers on each package, the numbers and descriptions of the packages in words at length, whether leaguer, pipe, butt, puncheon, hogshead, barrel, keg, case, bale, pack, truss, chest, box, bandbox, bundle, parcel, cask, or package of any kind, describing each by its usual denomination; the names of the persons to whom they are respectively consigned, agreeably to the bills of lading, unless when the, goods are consigned to order, when it shall be so expressed; the names of the several passengers on; board, distinguishing whether cabin or steerage passengers, or both, with their baggage, specifying the number and description of packages belonging to each, respectively; together with an account of the remaining sea stores, if any. And if any merchandise be imported, destined for different districts, or ports, the quantities and packages thereof shall be inserted in successive order in the manifest; and all spirits, wines and teas, constituting the whole or any part of the cargo of any vessel, shall be inserted in successive order, distinguishing the ports to which they may be destined, and the kinds, qualities and quantities thereof; and if merchandise be imported by citizens or inhabitants of the United States, in vessels other than of the United States, the manifests shall be of the form and shall contain the particulars aforesaid, except that the vessel shall be specially described as provided by a form in the act. 1 Story's Laws, 593, 594.
     3. The want of a manifest, where one is required, or when it is false, is severely punished.

MANIFEST, evidence. That which is clear and requires no proof; that which is notorious. See Notoriety.

References in classic literature ?
It is also very worthy of remark, that, though there are many animals which manifest more industry than we in certain of their actions, the same animals are yet observed to show none at all in many others: so that the circumstance that they do better than we does not prove that they are endowed with mind, for it would thence follow that they possessed greater reason than any of us, and could surpass us in all things; on the contrary, it rather proves that they are destitute of reason, and that it is nature which acts in them according to the disposition of their organs: thus it is seen, that a clock composed only of wheels and weights can number the hours and measure time more exactly than we with all our skin.
My companion--to whose solicitations I had yielded in descending into the valley--now that the step was taken, began to manifest a degree of caution I had little expected from him.
That gentleman eyed the familiarity between his witness and the prisoner with manifest disgust, and indicated to the court that he was done.
For if a man engage himself by a manifest declaration, he must go through or take a fall.
said one of the councillors; "the crime is manifest, and it is late.
As she, generally, was pretty quiet in her parents' presence, and they were impressed with the notion of her being a remarkably gentle child, her falsehoods were readily believed, and her loud uproars led them to suspect harsh and injudicious treatment on my part; and when, at length, her bad disposition became manifest even to their prejudiced eyes, I felt that the whole was attributed to me.
But what turns my head and makes my gorge rise, is the cold-blooded, conscious, deliberate cruelty and torment that is manifest behind ninety-nine of every hundred trained-animal turns.
He thought he lived in a country where turkeys were the ruling class, and every year they held a feast to manifest their sense of Heaven's goodness in sparing their lives to kill them later.
But in no way did the apparition of Silas Deemer manifest an interest in what was going on.
It became, therefore, manifest that the Selenites, to support life under such conditions, must possess a special organization of their own, must differ remarkably from the inhabitants of the earth.
Tacit obedience implies no force upon the will, and consequently may be easily, and without any pains, preserved; but when a wife, a child, a relation, or a friend, performs what we desire, with grumbling and reluctance, with expressions of dislike and dissatisfaction, the manifest difficulty which they undergo must greatly enhance the obligation.
Nietzsche's obvious moral, however, is that great scientists and thinkers, once they have reached the wall encircling scepticism and have thereby learned to recover their confidence in the act of believing, as such, usually manifest the change in their outlook by falling victims to the narrowest and most superstitious of creeds.