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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 ?
On the other hand, it is difficult to understand how a chief can arise till there is property of some sort by which he might manifest his superiority and increase his power.
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.
If they would serve their fellowmen, let them do it by making manifest the power and reality of conscience, in constraining them to penitential self-abasement
The most of the picture is a manifest impossibility--that is to say, a lie; and only rigid cultivation can enable a man to find truth in a lie.
One poor chap, who had no other grandeur to offer, said with tolerably manifest pride in the remembrance:
For it is manifest that the tie, moderately straightened, while adequate to hinder the blood already in the arm from returning towards the heart by the veins, cannot on that account prevent new blood from coming forward through the arteries, because these are situated below the veins, and their coverings, from their greater consistency, are more difficult to compress; and also that the blood which comes from the heart tends to pass through them to the hand with greater force than it does to return from the hand to the heart through the veins.
For, after a long series of military successes, or diligent and skilful labours, it is generally found that the more intelligent among the Artisan and Soldier classes manifest a slight increase of their third side or base, and a shrinkage of the two other sides.
Speeches, therefore, which do not make this manifest, or in which the speaker does not choose or avoid anything whatever, are not expressive of character.
The general appeared to be affected by a nervous tremor, which prevented his answering for some moments; then, overcoming his manifest repugnance, he pronounced the required oath, but in so low a tone as to be scarcely audible to the majority of the members, who insisted on his repeating it clearly and distinctly, which he did.
Although a prince may rise from a private station in two ways, neither of which can be entirely attributed to fortune or genius, yet it is manifest to me that I must not be silent on them, although one could be more copiously treated when I discuss republics.
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.