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Synonyms for monitor

prefect

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  • prefect
  • head girl
  • head boy
  • senior boy
  • senior girl

Synonyms for monitor

someone who supervises (an examination)

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

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

keep tabs on

check, track, or observe by means of a receiver

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For instance, -ess suffix in examples like monitress is a direct borrowing from BE.
Thus Ellis means to educate women in the virtues of the heart like "disinterested kindness," "cheerfulness," and "doing one's moral duty." Women practice their virtues in the domestic sphere where Providence has placed them as "humble monitress" to help their husbands, fathers, brothers, and sons become "happier and better men" (18-19).
Ruskin echoes Sarah Stickney Ellis who, in her Women of England of 1839, characterizes this angel as "the humble monitress who sat alone, guarding the fireside comforts of this distant home ...
While the social backgrounds of the women in the Teaching Practice reports are unclear, the majority of them in the period studied were aged twenty and had some experience either as pupil-teachers or as monitresses in the schools.