manifest

Choose the verb manifest when someone shows something for everyone to notice. You might manifest your dislike of school food by stirring it around into a big pile of slop on your tray.

Coming from the Latin manifestus "caught in the act," manifest can be used as an adjective or a noun as well as a verb. As an adjective, manifest is a formal way to say that something is apparent to the senses and is synonymous with evident, apparent, or clear. If you have strong feelings about something, they will be manifest on your face. A ship or plane's manifest is the list of cargo or passengers on a particular trip.

Primary Meanings of manifest

1.
adjv
clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
reveal its presence or make an appearance
2.
nv
a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane
record in a ship's manifest
Full Definitions of manifest
1

adj clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

manifest disapproval”
Synonyms:
apparent, evident, patent, plain, unmistakable
obvious
easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind

v reveal its presence or make an appearance

“the ghost manifests each year on the same day”
Type of:
appear
come into sight or view

v provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes

“The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication”
Synonyms:
attest, certify, demonstrate, evidence
attest
establish or verify the usage of
Types:
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authenticate
establish the authenticity of something
reflect
give evidence of the quality of
reflect
give evidence of a certain behavior
notarise, notarize
authenticate as a notary
condemn
demonstrate the guilt of (someone)
prove
obtain probate of
mirror
reflect or resemble
attaint
condemn by attainder
Type of:
bear witness, evidence, prove, show, testify
provide evidence for
2

n a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane

Type of:
instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document
(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

v record in a ship's manifest

“each passenger must be manifested
Type of:
enter, put down, record
make a record of; set down in permanent form

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