Saturday, 3rd May 2008 : Today's Word is ...
( Verb, Noun & Adjective )
Past and past participle : manifested
Present participle : manifesting
3rd person present singular : manifests
Pronunciation : mαnne-fθst
1. to make something evident by showing or demonstrating it very clearly
2. to appear or be revealed
3. to include something in a ship's cargo list
4. a list giving details of a ship's cargo, its destination, and other particulars for customs purposes
5. a list of cargo or passengers on a plane or train
6. clearly apparent to the sight or understanding
7. clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
Detailed statement of the contents put on a ship or other vehicle. A copy of the manifest is put in a safe place so that the exact cargo is known, even in the event the vessel is destroyed. A copy of a ship's manifest is kept on board for cargo identification purposes in the event of a search.
14th century - Directly or via French - Latin manifestus - apprehensible - manus - hand - festus - seizable
apparent, clear, clear-cut, crystal clear, distinct, evident, noticeable, observable, obvious, patent, plain, pronounced, visible
ambiguous, concealed, hidden, obscure, secret, unclear, vague, bury, conceal, cover, hide, withhold
Every passenger is manifested at the point of departure.
Mercedes manifested the chaotic abandonment of hysteria.
An additional symptom now manifested itself.
He manifested great personal bravery.
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.
There is nothing hid which shall not be manifested.
The evidence manifests the guilt of the defendant.
The manifest content of a dream as opposed to the latent content that it conceals.
He manifested his approval with a hearty laugh.
manifester : Noun
manifestness : Noun
manifestable : Noun
manifestly : Noun
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