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Definition 1: a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane - [noun denoting communication]

(manifest is a kind of ...) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(manifest belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: reveal its presence or make an appearance - [verb of change]

Samples where manifest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the ghost manifests each year on the same day

(manifest is a kind of ...) come into sight or view

"He suddenly appeared at the wedding" "A new star appeared on the horizon"

Definition 3: provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes - [verb of communication]

Samples where manifest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His high fever attested to his illness
  • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
  • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness

Synonyms for manifest in the sense of this definition

(manifest is a kind of ...) provide evidence for

"The blood test showed that he was the father" "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"

(... is a kind of manifest ) establish the authenticity of something

(... is a kind of manifest ) give evidence of the quality of

"The mess in his dorm room reflects on the student"

(... is a kind of manifest ) give evidence of a certain behavior

"His lack of interest in the project reflects badly on him"

(... is a kind of manifest ) authenticate as a notary

"We had to have the signature notarized"

(... is a kind of manifest ) demonstrate the guilt of (someone)

"Her strange behavior condemned her"

(manifest has a similar meaning as ...) establish or verify the usage of

"This word is not attested until 1993"

Definition 4: record in a ship's manifest - [verb of communication]

Samples where manifest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • each passenger must be manifested

(manifest is a kind of ...) make a record of; set down in permanent form

Definition 5: clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where manifest or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields
  • evident hostility
  • manifest disapproval
  • patent advantages
  • made his meaning plain
  • it is plain that he is no reactionary
  • in plain view
  • a palpable lie

Synonyms for manifest in the sense of this definition

(manifest is similar to ...) easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind

"obvious errors"

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