English dictionary definition of:

monitor


Noun

  • someone who supervises (an examination)
  • someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
  • an ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
  • display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor
  • electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions
  • a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble
  • any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles

Verb

  • keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance
  • check, track, or observe by means of a receiver

Thesaurus

admonisher   proctor   reminder   supervise   varan  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Words ending in itor and learn about the word monitor in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 25. Word endings: -er, -ar, -or, -our, re, a and -ery, -ary.

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Scrabble score for monitor


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 11:21:28 on 22-02-20

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