Monitor vs. Manage

Monitor vs. Manage — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Monitor and Manage

Monitornoun

One that admonishes, cautions, or reminds, especially with respect to matters of conduct.

Manageverb

To have charge of; direct or administer

manage a company.manage a portfolio of assets.

Monitornoun

A pupil who assists a teacher in routine duties.

Manageverb

To exert control over; regulate or limit toward a desired end

manage the news to minimize political repercussions.managed smokestack emissions.

Monitornoun

A usually electronic device used to record, regulate, or control a process or system.

Manageverb

To direct or supervise (employees or other staff)

She manages 20 people in the department.
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Monitornoun

A video display or speaker used in a production studio to check audio or video quality

The sound engineer detected a hiss on the monitor.

Manageverb

To act as the manager of (a performer, for example).

Monitornoun

(Computers)A device that accepts video signals from a computer and displays information on a screen; a video display.

Manageverb

To succeed in accomplishing, achieving, or producing, especially with difficulty

managed to get a promotion.managed a polite goodbye.

Monitornoun

(Computers)A program that observes, supervises, or controls the activities of other programs.

Manageverb

To succeed in coping or dealing with

a drug that improves patients' ability to manage their disease.
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Monitornoun

An articulated device holding a rotating nozzle with which a jet of water is regulated, used in mining and firefighting.

Manageverb

To direct or conduct business affairs.

Monitornoun

A heavily ironclad warship of the 19th century with a low, flat deck and one or more gun turrets.

Manageverb

To continue to get along; carry on; cope

learning how to manage on my own.

Monitornoun

A modern warship designed for coastal bombardment.

Manageverb

(transitive) To direct or be in charge of.

Monitornoun

See monitor lizard.

Manageverb

(transitive) To handle or control (a situation, job).

Monitorverb

To check the quality or content of (an electronic audio or visual signal) by means of a receiver.

Manageverb

(transitive) To handle with skill, wield (a tool, weapon etc.).

Monitorverb

To check by means of an electronic receiver for significant content, such as military, political, or illegal activity

monitor a suspected criminal's phone conversations.

Manageverb

(intransitive) To succeed at an attempt.

He managed to climb the tower.

Monitorverb

To keep track of systematically with a view to collecting information

monitor the bear population of a national park.monitored the political views of the people.

Manageverb

(ambitransitive) To achieve (something) without fuss, or without outside help.

It's a tough job, but I'll manage.

Monitorverb

To test or sample, especially on a regular or ongoing basis

monitored the city's drinking water for impurities.

Manageverb

To train (a horse) in the manège; to exercise in graceful or artful action.

Monitorverb

To keep close watch over; supervise

monitor an examination.

Manageverb

(obsolete) To treat with care; to husband.

Monitorverb

To direct.

Manageverb

(obsolete) To bring about; to contrive.

Monitorverb

To act as a monitor.

Managenoun

The act of managing or controlling something.

Monitornoun

Someone who watches over something; a person in charge of something or someone.

The camp monitors look after the children during the night, when the teachers are asleep.

Managenoun

(horseriding) Manège.

Monitornoun

A device that detects and informs on the presence, quantity, etc., of something.

Manageverb

be successful; achieve a goal;

She succeeded in persuading us allI managed to carry the box upstairsShe pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of itThe pianist negociated the difficult runs

Monitornoun

(computing) A device similar to a television set used as to give a graphical display of the output from a computer.

The information flashed up on the monitor.

Manageverb

be in charge of, act on, or dispose of;

I can deal with this crew of workersThis blender can't handle nutsShe managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Monitornoun

A studio monitor or loudspeaker.

Manageverb

come to terms or deal successfully with;

We got by on just a gallon of gasThey made do on half a loaf of bread every day

Monitornoun

(computing) A program for viewing and editing.

a machine code monitor

Manageverb

watch and direct;

Who is overseeing this project?

Monitornoun

A student leader in a class.

Manageverb

achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

Monitornoun

(nautical) One of a class of relatively small armored warships designed for shore bombardment or riverine warfare rather than combat with other ships.

Manageverb

carry on or manage;

We could do with a little more help around here

Monitornoun

(archaic) An ironclad.

Monitornoun

A monitor lizard.

Monitornoun

(obsolete) One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution.

Monitornoun

(engineering) A tool holder, as for a lathe, shaped like a low turret, and capable of being revolved on a vertical pivot so as to bring the several tools successively into position.

Monitornoun

A monitor nozzle.

Monitorverb

(transitive) To watch over; to guard.

Monitornoun

display consisting of a device that takes signals from a computer and displays them on a CRT screen

Monitornoun

someone who supervises (an examination)

Monitornoun

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

Monitornoun

an iron-clad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac

Monitornoun

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

Monitornoun

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

Monitornoun

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

Monitorverb

keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance