manifest etymology

English word manifest comes from Latin manus

Detailed word origin of manifest

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
manus Latin (lat) (figuratively) bravery, valor. (figuratively) violence, fighting. (legal) an arrest. (legal) legal power of a man over his wife. (military, nautical) grappling hooks used to snare enemy vessels. A side, part, faction. A stake (in dice). A thrust with a sword. Branch of a tree. Group of people. Group, company, host, multitude of people, especially of soldiers. Hand. Handwriting. Labor. Paw of [...]
manufestus Latin (lat)
manifeste Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
manifest English (eng) To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse.. To show plainly; to make to appear distinctly, usually to the mind; to put beyond question or doubt; to display; to exhibit. (rare, used with "of") Detected; convicted.. Evident to the senses, especially to the sight; apparent; distinctly perceived.. Obvious to the understanding; apparent to the mind; easily [...]

Words with the same origin as manifest

Descendants of manus
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