1. A public declaration; an open statement; a manifesto or manifestation.
  2. A list or invoice of the passengers or goods being carried by a commercial vehicle or ship.
  3. A file containing metadata describing other files.


  1. To show plainly; to make to appear distinctly, usually to the mind; to put beyond question or doubt; to display; to exhibit.
    His courage manifested itself via the look on his face.
  2. To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse.


  1. Evident to the senses, especially to the sight; apparent; distinctly perceived.
  2. Obvious to the understanding; apparent to the mind; easily apprehensible; plain; not obscure or hidden.
  3. Detected; convicted.

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