- 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.
- 2manifest itself (in something) to appear or become noticeable synonym appear The symptoms of the disease manifested themselves ten days later.
NAmE//ˈmænəˌfɛst//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they manifest
he / she / it manifests
past simple manifested
-ing form manifesting