Synonyms for manifest

Grammar : Adj, verb
Spell : man-uh-fest
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmæn əˌfɛst

Top 10 synonyms for manifest Other synonyms for the word manifest

Définition of manifest

Origin :
  • late 14c., "clearly revealed," from Old French manifest "evident, palpable," (12c.), or directly from Latin manifestus "plainly apprehensible, clear, apparent, evident;" of offenses, "proved by direct evidence;" of offenders, "caught in the act," probably from manus "hand" (see manual) + -festus "struck" (cf. second element of infest).
  • Other nations have tried to check ... the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the Continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions. [John O'Sullivan (1813-1895), "U.S. Magazine & Democratic Review," July 1845]
  • The phrase apparently is O'Sullivan's coinage; the notion is as old as the republic.
  • adj clear, obvious
  • verb exhibit, make plain
Example sentences :
  • He was besides too proud to manifest his interest in the special contents of this letter.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • Simplicity and self-forgetfulness were manifest in carriage and utterance.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • Though he strove to put confidence into his words, his painful doubt was manifest.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Only once did the white man speak or manifest the slightest interest.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • And it is manifest that for this country of Guayana the proper person has not been appointed.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • Manifest no distrust, or you may invite the danger you appear to apprehend.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • What a change would have been manifest in your whole character!
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Peter nor John had beheld them: to the eyes of Mary as of the other women they were manifest.
  • Extract from : « Miracles of Our Lord » by George MacDonald
  • And above all in his drawings does he manifest this direct and childish interest and curiosity.
  • Extract from : « Albert Durer » by T. Sturge Moore
  • This, no doubt, accounted for the embarrassment so manifest in the Countess's manner.
  • Extract from : « The Room in the Dragon Volant » by J. Sheridan LeFanu

Antonyms for manifest

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