Definition of Discipline. Meaning of Discipline. Synonyms of Discipline

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Definition of Discipline

Discipline
Discipline Dis"ci*pline, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disciplined; p. pr. & vb. n. Disciplining.] [Cf. LL. disciplinarian to flog, fr. L. disciplina discipline, and F. discipliner to discipline.] 1. To educate; to develop by instruction and exercise; to train. 2. To accustom to regular and systematic action; to bring under control so as to act systematically; to train to act together under orders; to teach subordination to; to form a habit of obedience in; to drill. Ill armed, and worse disciplined. --Clarendon. His mind . . . imperfectly disciplined by nature. --Macaulay. 3. To improve by corrective and penal methods; to chastise; to correct. Has he disciplined Aufidius soundly? --Shak. 4. To inflict ecclesiastical censures and penalties upon. Syn: To train; form; teach; instruct; bring up; regulate; correct; chasten; chastise; punish.

Meaning of Discipline from wikipedia

- Discipline is action or inaction that is regulated to be in accordance (or to achieve accord) with a particular system of governance. Discipline is commonly...
- academic discipline or academic field is a subdivision of knowledge that is taught and researched at the college or university level. Disciplines are defined...
- Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (French: Surveiller et punir : Naissance de la prison) is a 1975 book by the French philosopher Michel Foucault...
- School discipline relates to the actions taken by a teacher or the school organization towards a student (or group of students) when the student's behavior...
- A Book of Discipline or Book of Order is a book detailing the beliefs, practices, doctrines, laws, organisational structure and government of many Christian...
- Church discipline is the practice of censuring church members when they are perceived to have sinned in hope that the offender will repent and be reconciled...
- Discipline in BDSM is the practice in which the dominant sets rules which the submissive is expected to obey. When rules of expected behaviour are broken...
- Eucharistic discipline is the term applied to the regulations and practices ****ociated with an individual preparing for the reception of the Eucharist...
- as one's Lenten sacrifice. Many Christians also add a Lenten spiritual discipline, such as reading a daily devotional or praying through a Lenten calendar...
- The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization (Senge 1990) is a book by Peter Senge (a senior lecturer at MIT) focusing on group...
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