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manifest

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1  —as in:
manifest destiny
Definition obvious; or to make obvious; or to show or demonstrate
  • Domestic violence doesn't always manifest as physical abuse.
manifest = show (make itself known)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • She withered under his manifest disapproval.
  • manifest = obvious
  • Her program has been a manifest failure. Everyone is trying to blame someone else for it.
  • manifest = obvious
  • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
  • manifest = demonstrate
  • The ghost manifests each year on the same day.
  • manifests = shows (it's presence)
  • Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
    Phillips Brooks
  • ...it is often claimed that the power of the Holy Spirit is manifested more in some than it is in others.
    Holy Spirit - Wikipedia  --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Spirit (retrieved 05/20/06)
  • Our passions and dreams and goals are the outward manifestations of the love we feel inside.
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • manifestations = demonstrations (things made obvious or shown)
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tions", converts a verb into a plural noun that denotes results of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in actions, illustrations, and observations.)
  • every where I found the same manifestations of that cruel prejudice
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • manifestations = demonstrations (things made obvious from)
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tions", converts a verb into a plural noun that denotes results of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in actions, illustrations, and observations.)
  • thy fault's thus manifested,
    William Shakespeare  --  Measure for Measure
manifested = made obvious or shown

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2  —as in:
ship's manifest
Definition an official document listing contents being transported
  • The inspector asked to see the ship's manifest.
manifest = an official document listing contents being transported
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The guns were not on the ship's manifest.
  • manifest = an official document listing contents being transported
  • Isham objected, saying such chests had never been seen nor were they listed on the manifest.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • manifest = a customs document listing contents being transported
  • I will be participating in a ceremony at Ellis Island, where I will receive copies of the ship manifest and the immigration documents that record the arrival in America of my mother,
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
manifest = a document listing contents and passengers being transported

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