Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a manifest manner; clearly; evidently; plainly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a manifest manner; obviously; evidently; clearly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a manifest manner; obviously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')

Etymologies

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manifest +‎ -ly

Examples

  • But the legal uncertainty over the term manifestly intended makes the bill's coverage so broad that it could even cover the open-source Web server Apache, which hosts over 60% of Web sites, opponents of the bill say.

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  • But the legal uncertainty over the term manifestly intended makes the bill's coverage so broad that it could even cover the open-source Web server Apache, which hosts over 60% of Web sites, opponents of the bill say.

    French bill casts chill on open-source

  • As the value of the label manifestly depends upon the trade it entices, the unions are careful to emphasize the sanitary conditions and good workmanship which a label represents.

    The Armies of Labor A chronicle of the organized wage-earners

  • Their neighbours, the Egyptians, included them all under a single ethnic name, speaking of them as Kashi or Kushi -- a term manifestly identical with the Cush or Cushi of the Hebrews.

    Ancient Egypt

  • It isn't a nice day ... it manifestly is not a good morning so clearly he is trying to put me off guard and ...

    MIND MELD: Books We Love That Everyone Else Hates (and Vice Versa)

  • As Justice Harlan observed in Poe, The right of privacy most manifestly is not an absolute.

    'Trivial Complaints:' The Role of Privacy in Domestic Violence Law and Activism in the U.S.

  • It manifestly is free, and whether it is “appropriate” is going to be a hard fought question.

    Satisfaction Guaranteed

  • "However, it's important to point out that the great majority of reputable religious people and theologians do believe in evolution so there manifestly is not, as a matter of fact, a contradiction if you look at people's opinions …"

    Atheists Speak Out

  • Instead of concocting tunes for the other guy to chase, why not let him go first, as Hammerstein manifestly preferred, and see what that brings out in me?

    Keeping up Appearances

  • Instead of concocting tunes for the other guy to chase, why not let him go first, as Hammerstein manifestly preferred, and see what that brings out in me?

    Keeping up Appearances

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