discipline (Meaning)

Wordnet

discipline (n)

a branch of knowledge

a system of rules of conduct or method of practice

the trait of being well behaved

training to improve strength or self-control

the act of disciplining

Wordnet

discipline (v)

develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control

punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience

Webster

discipline (n.)

The treatment suited to a disciple or learner; education; development of the faculties by instruction and exercise; training, whether physical, mental, or moral.

Training to act in accordance with established rules; accustoming to systematic and regular action; drill.

Subjection to rule; submissiveness to order and control; habit of obedience.

Severe training, corrective of faults; instruction by means of misfortune, suffering, punishment, etc.

Correction; chastisement; punishment inflicted by way of correction and training.

The subject matter of instruction; a branch of knowledge.

The enforcement of methods of correction against one guilty of ecclesiastical offenses; reformatory or penal action toward a church member.

Self-inflicted and voluntary corporal punishment, as penance, or otherwise; specifically, a penitential scourge.

A system of essential rules and duties; as, the Romish or Anglican discipline.

Webster

discipline (v. t.)

To educate; to develop by instruction and exercise; to train.

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.

To improve by corrective and penal methods; to chastise; to correct.

To inflict ecclesiastical censures and penalties upon.

discipline Sentence Examples

  1. Self-discipline is the ability to control one's actions, emotions, and thoughts.
  2. Military discipline is the strict adherence to rules and regulations.
  3. School discipline is the system of rules and punishments used to maintain order and good behavior in a school.
  4. The coach enforced strict discipline on the soccer team.
  5. The yoga teacher emphasizes the importance of discipline in achieving inner peace.
  6. A well-disciplined athlete follows a strict training regimen.
  7. The conductor's precise hand movements demonstrate the discipline of the orchestra.
  8. The company enforced strict financial discipline to avoid bankruptcy.
  9. The child's parents used positive discipline techniques to encourage good behavior.
  10. The scientist adhered to a rigorous research discipline to ensure accurate results.

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Self-discipline is the ability to control one's actions, emotions, and thoughts.

Military discipline is the strict adherence to rules and regulations.

School discipline is the system of rules and punishments used to maintain order and good behavior in a school.

The coach enforced strict discipline on the soccer team.