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  Definition of discipline
  1. training to improve strength or self-control
  2. the act of punishing; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"
  3. the trait of being well behaved; "he insisted on discipline among the troops"
  4. a system of rules of conduct or method of practice; "he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine" or "for such a plan to work requires discipline";
  5. a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
  6. punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
  7. train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
Similar Words: correction, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick, branch of knowledge, correct, sort out, train, check, condition

 

Hyponyms: spanking, self-discipline, self-denial, restraint, control, occultism, communications, communication theory, major, frontier, allometry, bibliotics, ology, science, scientific discipline, architecture, engineering, engineering science, applied science, technology, futurology, futuristics, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, arts, theology, divinity, military science, numerology, protology, theogony, mortify

 

Grouped Verbs: prepare, groom, train

 

Derivational Morphology: correct, sort out, train, check, condition, learn, study, read, take, correction, conditioner, bridle, curb, trainee

 

 
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