Monitor, monitoring, monitored (verb)

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English[edit | edit source]

VERB [WITH OBJECT]

1. Observe and check the progress or quality of (something) over a period of time; keep under systematic review
equipment was installed to monitor air quality

Synonyms: observe, watch, keep an eye on, keep track of, track, keep under observation, keep watch on, keep under surveillance, surveil, check, keep a check on, scan, examine, study, record, note, oversee, supervise, superintend

informal keep tabs on, keep a tab on, keep a beady eye on

1.1 Maintain regular surveillance over
he was a man of routine and it was easy for an enemy to monitor his movements
1.2 Listen to and report on (a foreign radio broadcast or a phone conversation)
listening devices were used to monitor conversations
it was not easy to discover exactly how many calls were monitored
1.3 Check or regulate the technical quality of (a radio transmission or television signal)
a sound assistant monitors the signal on headphones

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Dutch[edit | edit source]

Linguee Dictionary[edit | edit source]

monitor (sb./sth.) verb
iem./iets controleren (My boss monitors the progress of my work daily. Mijn baas controleert dagelijks de voortgang van mijn werk.)
iem./iets volgen (The athlete's progress is monitored closely by her trainer. De vooruitgang van de atlete wordt nauwlettend gevolgd door haar coach.)
iem./iets in de gaten houden (The suspect is being monitored by the police. De verdachte wordt door de politie in de gaten gehouden.)
[less common] iem./iets bewaken ~ iets bekijken ~ op iets toezicht uitoefenen ~ op iem./iets toezicht houden ~ iem./iets in het oog houden ~ iem./iets observeren
monitoring noun
controle
toezicht (Production processes require strict monitoring. Productieprocessen vereisen streng toezicht.)
[less common] bewaking ~ inspectie

Juridisch-Economisch Lexicon (JurLex)[edit | edit source]

Van Dale[edit | edit source]

monitor (overgankelijk werkwoord)

1. controleren
meekijken / meeluisteren met, afluisteren, doorlichten
2. als mentor / monitor optreden van
toezicht houden op

Groot Woordenboek Industrie & Techniek (GWIT)[edit | edit source]

monitoring
[COMP.] supervisie
[ENVIRON.] bewaking (toezicht, controle)
[GEOTECHN.] monitoring



  1. <Eng. to monitor (toezicht houden) (1) via een monitor controleren (2) in een ontwikkeling, tijdens een proces (voortgangs)controle uitoefenen op -