Pronunciation: (man'u-fest"),[key] —adj. 1. readily perceived by the eye or the understanding; evident; obvious; apparent; plain: a manifest error. 2. Psychoanal.of or pertaining to conscious feelings, ideas, and impulses that contain repressed psychic material: the manifest content of a dream as opposed to the latent content that it conceals.
—v.t. 1. to make clear or evident to the eye or the understanding; show plainly: He manifested his approval with a hearty laugh. 2. to prove; put beyond doubt or question: The evidence manifests the guilt of the defendant. 3. to record in a ship's manifest.
—n. 1. a list of the cargo carried by a ship, made for the use of various agents and officials at the ports of destination.
2. a list or invoice of goods transported by truck or train.
3. a list of the cargo or passengers carried on an airplane.