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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
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So terrible was his appearance that Spitz was forced to forego disciplining him; but to cover his own discomfiture he turned upon the inoffensive and wailing Billee and drove him to the confines of the camp.
They should also help parents-especially mothers who are at high risk of using harsh physical discipline because they have children whose behavior is challenging or they are dealing with a lot of stress in their environment-come up with alternate strategies for disciplining their children," said study leader Jennifer E.
He reported that the time spent disciplining had dramatically decreased.