verb (used with object)
Origin of manifest
Synonyms for manifest
Antonyms for manifest
Related Words for manifestlydecidedly, considerably, obviously, greatly, notably, remarkably, conspicuously, strikingly, noticeably, inevitably, certainly, assuredly, plainly, absolutely, indeed, unquestionably, evidently, definitely, undoubtedly, clearly
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Contemporary Examples of manifestly
A Facebook photo from the event shows the manifestly proud papa beaming beside his son.A True Tough Guy: The Mafia, Gays, and Michael Sam’s Boyfriend
May 15, 2014
His tone as captured by the video he then posted on Facebook is not manifestly that of some a fanatic or a psychopath.Don’t Turn This Malaysia Airlines Pilot Into Flight 370’s Richard Jewell
March 17, 2014
He had gone on to live with aunt, Shirley Brown and an uncle, James Brown, who is a manifestly legitimate minister.Free Demaryius Thomas’s Mom After 14 Years on a Drug Charge
January 30, 2014
If your selfie is so boring it manifestly bores even you, nobody wants to see it.When Not to Take a Selfie
December 11, 2013
The group that seemed as manifestly happy as de Blasio and his wife.Bill De Blasio’s Retro Values Are Back in Fashion
September 30, 2013
Historical Examples of manifestly
He was so manifestly embarrassed that the small lady laughed.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
All these are manifestly characteristics of Hamlet, and Posthumus possesses no others.
The reflection is manifestly Shakespeare's own, and here the form, too, is characteristic.
Manifestly, Shakespeare is thinking of Herbert and his base betrayal.
With his companions, however, the feeling was manifestly different.The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
- a list of cargo, passengers, etc, on an aeroplane
- a list of railway trucks or their cargo
- mainly US and Canadiana fast freight train carrying perishables
Word Origin for manifest
late 14c., "to spread" (one's fame), "to show plainly," from manifest (adj.) or else from Latin manifestare "to discover, disclose, betray" (see manifest (adj.)). Meaning "to display by actions" is from 1560s; reflective sense, of diseases, etc., "to reveal as in operation" is from 1808. Related: Manifested; manifesting.
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.