Definition of manifest verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    manifest

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈmænɪfest//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænɪfest//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they manifest
    BrE BrE//ˈmænɪfest//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænɪfest//
     
    he / she / it manifests
    BrE BrE//ˈmænɪfests//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænɪfests//
     
    past simple manifested
    BrE BrE//ˈmænɪfestɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænɪfestɪd//
     
    past participle manifested
    BrE BrE//ˈmænɪfestɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænɪfestɪd//
     
    -ing form manifesting
    BrE BrE//ˈmænɪfestɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænɪfestɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1manifest something (in something) to show something clearly, especially a feeling, an attitude or a quality synonym demonstrate Social tensions were manifested in the recent political crisis.
  2. 2manifest itself (in something) to appear or become noticeable synonym appear The symptoms of the disease manifested themselves ten days later.
  3. Word Originverb late Middle English: via Old French from Latin manifestus.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: manifest