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discipline

(Field of study), noun area of education, area of learning, branch of instruction, branch of knowlldge, course, curriculum, doctrine, education, field of interrst, field of learning, learning, lore, teaching

discipline

(Obedience), noun acquiescence, constancy, constraint, control, curb, deference, disciplina, dutifulness, faithfulness, fidelity, limitation, loyalty, malleability, nonresistance, obsequiousness, pliancy, repression, restraint, self-command, self-denial, self-direction, self-mastery, self-restraint, servility, stoicism, strength of character, strength of will, submission, submissiveness, subordination to rules, will power
Associated concepts: disciplinary proceeding

discipline

(Punishment), noun amercement, chastening, chastisement, correction, deprivation, judgment, just deserts, penal retribution, penalty, penance, penology, reprimand, reproof, retribution, rettibutive justice, scourge, suffering, trial

discipline

(Training), noun coaching, conditioning, conduct, cultivation, development, diligent exercise, diliient practice, drill, drilling, exercise, grooming, guidance, inculcation, indoctrination, initiation, instruction, practice, preparation, qualification, readying, regulation, rehearsal, schooling, system of drill, systematic training

discipline

(Control), verb administer, bridle, bring to a state of obedience, bring under subjection, check, command, curb, direct, dominate, exercere, exercise direction over, govern, govern strictly, harness, hold in leash, hold in line, limit, make toe the line, manage, muzzle, oversee, pull in, regulate, rein in, restrain, restrict, stand over, subjugate, superintend, supervise

discipline

(Punish), verb administer correction, bring to retribution, call to account, carry out a sentence, chasten, chastise, correct, deal retributive justice, exact a penalty, exact retribution, execute a sentence, exeeute judgment, execute justice, get even with, give one his deserts, impose a penalty, inflict penalty, inflict penance upon, make an example of, penalize, reprove, scourge, sentence, subject to punishment, take to task, visit punishhent
Associated concepts: deterrence, disciplinary proceeding, isolation, rehabilitation, retribution

discipline

(Train), verb accustom, break in, bring up, coach, condition, cultivate, direct, educate, enlighten, form, foster, give directions, give instructions, give lessons in, groom, guide, habituate, impress upon the mind, indoctrinate, infuse, instill, instituere, instruct, nurture, prepare, put through paces, qualify, raise, ready, rear, school, show, train by instruction
See also: castigate, comport, compulsion, condemn, control, correction, criterion, edify, educate, force, inculcate, labor, manage, method, moderate, penalize, practice, punish, punishment, regulate, regulation, reprisal, restraint, rigor, rule, sanction, science, study, subdue, supervision
References in classic literature ?
For however different the rules of discipline may be in different States, they are the same throughout each particular State; and depend on circumstances which can differ but little in different parts of the same State.
The stream Besets a grim array where order reigns, Though many hearts may beat, where discipline Is all, and life of no account.
In our times, during the rule of Alexander the Sixth, Oliverotto da Fermo, having been left an orphan many years before, was brought up by his maternal uncle, Giovanni Fogliani, and in the early days of his youth sent to fight under Pagolo Vitelli, that, being trained under his discipline, he might attain some high position in the military profession.
By method and discipline are to be understood the marshaling of the army in its proper subdivisions, the graduations of rank among the officers, the maintenance of roads by which supplies may reach the army, and the control of military expenditure.
The army, when he took command of it, was without any discipline or order.
They had quarreled in the night; Pierre had administered the Indian discipline of the cudgel, whereupon she had taken to the woods, with their children and all their worldly goods.
Certainly wife and children are a kind of discipline of humanity; and single men, though they may be many times more charitable, because their means are less exhaust, yet, on the other side, they are more cruel and hardhearted (good to make severe inquisitors), because their tenderness is not so oft called upon.
Bagnet resorts to his standard artifice for the maintenance of discipline.
It is a salutary discipline to consider the vast number of books that are written, the fair hopes with which their authors see them published, and the fate which awaits them.
When sent for by Count Ostermann, Rostov, remembering that he had charged without orders, felt sure his commander was sending for him to punish him for breach of discipline.
Like little children they are doubtless delighted at this opportunity to flee from the zone of parental discipline.
So he worked hard, learned discipline, and was obedient.

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