Synonyms of monitor


1. proctor, monitor, supervisor

usage: someone who supervises (an examination)

2. admonisher, monitor, reminder, defender, guardian, protector, shielder

usage: someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided

3. Monitor

usage: an ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac

4. monitor, monitoring device, display, video display

usage: display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor

5. monitor, electronic equipment

usage: electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions

6. monitor, electronic equipment

usage: a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble

7. monitor, monitor lizard, varan, lizard

usage: any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles


1. monitor, supervise, observe

usage: keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance; "we are monitoring the air quality"; "the police monitor the suspect's moves"

2. monitor, observe

usage: check, track, or observe by means of a receiver

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Definition and meaning of monitor (Dictionary)