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Definitions of discipline:
  • noun:   training to improve strength or self-control
  • noun:   the act of punishing
    Example: "The offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"
  • noun:   the trait of being well behaved
    Example: "He insisted on discipline among the troops"
  • noun:   a system of rules of conduct or method of practice
    Example: "He quickly learned the discipline of prison routine or for such a plan to work requires discipline"
  • noun:   a branch of knowledge
    Example: "In what discipline is his doctorate?"
  • verb:   punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
    Example: "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
  • verb:   train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
    Example: "Parents must discipline their children"

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