Controlling vs Monitoring - What's the difference?

controlling | monitoring |


As verbs the difference between controlling and monitoring

is that controlling is while monitoring is .

As an adjective controlling

is having control over a person or thing.

As a noun monitoring is

the act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording the emissions of one's own or allied forces for the purpose of maintaining and improving procedural standards and security, or for reference, as applicable.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

controlling

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having control over a person or thing.
  • His mother is very controlling .

    Synonyms

    * dominant, domineering, manipulative

    Verb

    (head)
  • monitoring

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording the emissions of one's own or allied forces for the purpose of maintaining and improving procedural standards and security, or for reference, as applicable.
  • The act of listening, carrying out surveillance on, and/or recording of enemy emissions for intelligence purposes.
  • The act of detecting the presence of signals, such as electromagnetic radiation, sound, or visual signals, and the measurement thereof with appropriate measuring instruments.
  • The act of detecting the presence of radiation and the measurement thereof with radiation measuring instruments.