Definition of Disciple. Meaning of Disciple. Synonyms of Disciple

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Definition of Disciple

Disciple
Disciple Dis*ci"ple, n. [OE. disciple, deciple, OF. disciple, fr. L. discipulus, fr. discere to learn (akin to docere to teach; see Docile) + prob. a root meaning to turn or drive, as in L. pellere to drive (see Pulse).] One who receives instruction from another; a scholar; a learner; especially, a follower who has learned to believe in the truth of the doctrine of his teacher; an adherent in doctrine; as, the disciples of Plato; the disciples of our Savior. The disciples, or The twelve disciples, the twelve selected companions of Jesus; -- also called the apostles. Disciples of Christ. See Christian, n., 3, and Campbellite. Syn: Learner; scholar; pupil; follower; adherent.
Disciple
Disciple Dis*ci"ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discipled; p. pr. & vb. n. Discipling.] 1. To teach; to train. [Obs.] That better were in virtues discipled. --Spenser. 2. To punish; to discipline. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. 3. To make disciples of; to convert to doctrines or principles. [R.] Sending missionaries to disciple all nations. --E. D. Griffin.

Meaning of Disciple from wikipedia

- A disciple is a follower and student of a mentor, teacher, or other figure. It can refer to: Disciple (Christianity), a student of Jesus Christ Twelve...
- The Gangster Disciples are an African American street and prison gang, which was formed in the South Side of Chicago in the late 1960s, by Larry Hoover...
- In Christianity, disciple primarily refers to a dedicated follower of Jesus. This term is found in the New Testament only in the Gospels and Acts. In the...
- phrase "the disciple whom Jesus loved" (Gr****: ὁ μαθητὴς ὃν ἠγάπα ὁ Ἰησοῦς, ho mathētēs hon ēgapā ho Iēsous) or, in John 20:2; "the disciple beloved of...
- The DISCiPLE is a floppy disk interface for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum home computer. Designed by Miles Gordon Technology, it was marketed by Rockfort Products...
- El-Divine Amir Bey (born May 23, 1974), better known by his stage name 4th Disciple, is a sonic artist and audio engineer who was one of the founding members...
- The Disciple is a 2020 Indian Marathi-language drama film written, directed and edited by Chaitanya Tamhane. It stars Aditya Modak, Arun Dravid, Sumitra...
- as John the Evangelist, John of Patmos, John the Elder and the Beloved Disciple, and testify that he outlived the remaining apostles and that he was the...
- Disciple is an American Christian metal and rock band from Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, formed in 1992. Since its formation, the band has released...
- Shabazz the Disciple, also known as Scientific Shabazz, born David Collins, is a rapper from the Red Hook Houses of Red Hook, Brooklyn. He is an original...