Observer vs. Beholder

Observer vs. Beholder — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Observer and Beholder

Observernoun

One who observes

an observer of local customs.observers of religious holidays.

Beholderverb

To see, look upon, or gaze at

I beheld a figure in the distance.

Observernoun

One who is sent to observe and report on events or proceedings without directly participating in them.

Beholdernoun

Someone who observes or beholds; an observer or spectator.

Observernoun

A crew member on a military aircraft who makes observations.

Beholdernoun

(fantasy) A fictional monster in roleplaying games, a floating orb of flesh with a large mouth and many eyes on stalks.

Observernoun

A member of an armed force who watches and reports from an observation post.

Beholdernoun

a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses

Observernoun

One who makes observations, monitors or takes notice

Most impartial observers agreed that Sampras had not served well.

Observernoun

One who adheres or follows laws, guidelines, etc.

I shall be an observer of the local customs.

Observernoun

A person sent as a representative, to a meeting or other function to monitor but not to participate

The UN sent many observers to the country's first elections.

Observernoun

A country or other entity which has limited participation rights within an organization.

The Vatican and Palestine have observer status at the UN.

Observernoun

(military) A crew member on an aircraft who makes observations of enemy positions or aircraft

The only crew-member to survive the crash was the Canadian observer.

Observernoun

(military) A sentry etc. manning an observation post

We waited till dusk when the observers' vision was poorest.

Observernoun

a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses

Observernoun

an expert who observes and comments on something