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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 ?
Your worship's great courage has been fully manifested already; no brave champion, so it strikes me, is bound to do more than challenge his enemy and wait for him on the field; if his adversary does not come, on him lies the disgrace, and he who waits for him carries off the crown of victory.
And we ought not to confound speech with the natural movements which indicate the passions, and can be imitated by machines as well as manifested by animals; nor must it be thought with certain of the ancients, that the brutes speak, although we do not understand their language.
The majesty of the national authority must be manifested through the medium of the courts of justice.
Like the chaste Susannah of the Bible, whom the Elders hardly saw, she established herself joyously and full of hope in Paris, while all Alencon was deploring her misfortunes, for which the ladies of two Societies(Charity and Maternity) manifested the liveliest sympathy.
I was aware, however, that his very ancient family had been noted, time out of mind, for a peculiar sensibility of temperament, displaying itself, through long ages, in many works of exalted art, and manifested, of late, in repeated deeds of munificent yet unobtrusive charity, as well as in a passionate devotion to the intricacies, perhaps even more than to the orthodox and easily recognisable beauties of musical science.
Unarmed and naked as I was, the first law of nature manifested itself in the only possible solution of my immediate problem, and that was to get out of the vicinity of the point of the charging spear.
Perhaps it is because I am weak at present, and perhaps because it was on Lucy's account, that their devotion was manifested.
The Beast People manifested a quite human curiosity about the dead body, and followed it in a thick knot, sniffing and growling at it as the Bull-men dragged it down the beach.
During all this time, the general, on whom they thought to have relied as on a brother, manifested evidently signs of discontent and repugnance.
Great interest, of course, was manifested by all present, during this operation.
The two natives interchanged glances of peculiar meaning with one another at this, and manifested no little surprise; but on the repetition of the question after some consultation together, to the great joy of Toby, they answered in the affirmative.
This was indeed a more serious charge than an ordinary assault and battery, and a corresponding degree of interest was manifested by the spectators in its result.