Meaning of DISCIPLINE in English
vt to inflict ecclesiastical censures and penalties upon.
2. discipline ·noun the subject matter of instruction; a branch of knowledge.
3. discipline ·noun subjection to rule; submissiveness to order and control; habit of obedience.
4. discipline ·noun a system of essential rules and duties; as, the romish or anglican discipline.
5. discipline ·noun correction; chastisement; punishment inflicted by way of correction and training.
6. discipline ·noun severe training, corrective of faults; instruction by means of misfortune, suffering, punishment, ·etc.
7. discipline ·noun training to act in accordance with established rules; accustoming to systematic and regular action; drill.
8. discipline ·vt to educate; to develop by instruction and exercise; to train.
9. discipline ·noun self-inflicted and voluntary corporal punishment, as penance, or otherwise; specifically, a penitential scourge.
10. discipline ·vt to improve by corrective and penal methods; to chastise; to correct.
11. discipline ·noun the enforcement of methods of correction against one guilty of ecclesiastical offenses; reformatory or penal action toward a church member.
12. discipline ·noun the treatment suited to a disciple or learner; education; development of the faculties by instruction and exercise; training, whether physical, mental, or moral.
13. discipline ·vt 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.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012