1. Proper noun.  Any of several publications e.g. the "Christian Science Monitor".
  2. Proper noun.  (freemasonry) A text of works or instruction which are not secret and may be written e.g. "Indiana Monitor and Freemasons' Guide".
  3. Noun.  Someone who watches over something; a person in charge of something or someone.
  4. Noun.  (computing) A device similar to a television set used as to give a graphical display of the output from a computer.
  5. Noun.  (computing) A program for viewing and editing, as in ''machine code monitor''.
  6. Noun.  (British) A student leader in a class.
  7. Noun.  (nautical) A class of relatively small armored warships designed for shore bombardment or riverine warfare rather than combat with other ships.
  8. Noun.  (archaic) An ironclad.
  9. Noun.  A monitor lizard.
  10. Verb.  (transitive) To watch over; to guard.

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