Associations to the word «Discipline»


DISCIPLINE, noun. A controlled behaviour; self-control.
DISCIPLINE, noun. An enforced compliance or control.
DISCIPLINE, noun. A systematic method of obtaining obedience.
DISCIPLINE, noun. A state of order based on submission to authority.
DISCIPLINE, noun. A punishment to train or maintain control.
DISCIPLINE, noun. A set of rules regulating behaviour.
DISCIPLINE, noun. A flagellation as a means of obtaining sexual gratification.
DISCIPLINE, noun. A specific branch of knowledge or learning.
DISCIPLINE, noun. A category in which a certain art, sport or other activity belongs.
DISCIPLINE, verb. (transitive) To train someone by instruction and practice.
DISCIPLINE, verb. (transitive) To teach someone to obey authority.
DISCIPLINE, verb. (transitive) To punish someone in order to (re)gain control.
DISCIPLINE, verb. (transitive) To impose order on someone.

Dictionary definition

DISCIPLINE, noun. 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".
DISCIPLINE, noun. A system of rules of conduct or method of practice; "he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine"; "for such a plan to work requires discipline";.
DISCIPLINE, noun. The trait of being well behaved; "he insisted on discipline among the troops".
DISCIPLINE, noun. Training to improve strength or self-control.
DISCIPLINE, noun. The act of punishing; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received".
DISCIPLINE, verb. Develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?".
DISCIPLINE, verb. Punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently".

Wise words

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