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 discipline discipline

noun

  • () the trait of being well behaved  ( discipline )
    the trait of being well behaved
     he insisted on discipline among the troops
    he insisted on discipline among the troops
  • () a system of rules of conduct or method of practice  ( discipline )
    a system of rules of conduct or method of practice
     he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine
    he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine
     for such a plan to work requires discipline
    for such a plan to work requires discipline
  • () a branch of knowledge  ( bailiwick, field of study, subject area, subject field, discipline, study, subject, field )
    a branch of knowledge
     in what discipline is his doctorate?
    in what discipline is his doctorate?
     teachers should be well trained in their subject
    teachers should be well trained in their subject
     anthropology is the study of human beings
    anthropology is the study of human beings
  • () training to improve strength or self-control  ( discipline )
    training to improve strength or self-control
  • the act of disciplining  ( correction, discipline )
    the act of disciplining
     the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received
    the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received
  • verb

  • () develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control  ( check, condition, discipline, train )
    develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
     Parents must discipline their children
    Parents must discipline their children
     Is this dog trained?
    Is this dog trained?
  • punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience  ( correct, discipline, sort out )
    punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
     The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently
    The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently