Definitions for discipline

Definitions for (noun) discipline

Main entry: discipline

Definition: training to improve strength or self-control

Main entry: discipline, correction

Definition: the act of punishing

Usage: the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received

Main entry: discipline

Definition: the trait of being well behaved

Usage: he insisted on discipline among the troops

Main entry: discipline

Definition: a system of rules of conduct or method of practice

Usage: he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine; for such a plan to work requires discipline;

Main entry: field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, discipline

Definition: a branch of knowledge

Usage: in what discipline is his doctorate?; teachers should be well trained in their subject; anthropology is the study of human beings

Definitions for (verb) discipline

Main entry: sort out, correct, discipline

Definition: punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience

Usage: The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently

Main entry: discipline, condition, train, check

Definition: develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control

Usage: Parents must discipline their children; Is this dog trained?

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