Meaning of DISCIPLINE in English


n. 25B6; noun

a lack of proper parental discipline : CONTROL, training, teaching, instruction, regulation, direction, order, authority, rule, strictness, a firm hand; routine, regimen, drill, drilling.

he was able to maintain discipline among his men : GOOD BEHAVIOUR, orderliness, control, obedience; self-control, self-discipline, self-government, self-restraint.

sociology is a fairly new discipline : FIELD (OF STUDY), branch of knowledge, subject, area; speciality, specialty.

25B6; verb

she had disciplined herself to ignore the pain : TRAIN, drill, teach, school, coach; regiment.

she learned to discipline her emotions : CONTROL, restrain, regulate, govern, keep in check, check, curb, keep a tight rein on, rein in, bridle, tame, bring into line.

he was disciplined by the management : PUNISH, penalize, bring to book; reprimand, rebuke, reprove, chastise, upbraid; informal dress down, give someone a dressing-down, rap over the knuckles, give someone a roasting; Brit. informal carpet; formal castigate.

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