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MANIFEST'O, noun [Latin manifestus, manifest.] A public declaration, usually of a prince or sovereign, showing his intentions, or proclaiming his opinions and motives; as a manifesto declaring the purpose of a prince to begin war, and explaining his motives. [Manifesto only is now used.]

MAN'IFEST, verb transitive [Latin manifesto ] To reveal; to make to appear; to show plainly; to make public; to disclose to the eye or to the understanding.

Nothing is hid, which shall not be manifested. Mark 4:1.

He that loveth me, shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. John 4:1.

Thy life did manifest thou lov'dst me not.

1. To display; to exhibit more clearly to the view. The wisdom of God is manifested in the order and harmony of creation.