discipline

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
discipline

Plural
disciplines

  1. A disciplined attitude is a controlled behaviour; self-control.
  2. Discipline is a method to force people to obey someone (or a group of people like a government).
    1. Discipline is a method of getting obedience using a systematic method.
    2. Discipline is a state of order based on submission to authority
    3. Discipline is a punishment used to train someone or to continue control.
    4. Discipline is a set of rules explaining how to behave.
    5. Discipline is a beating received to get sexual pleasure.
  3. Discipline is an academic subject-matter. It is a specific part of knowledge or learning.

Verb[change]

Plain form
discipline

Third-person singular
disciplines

Past tense
disciplined

Past participle
disciplined

Present participle
disciplining

  1. (transitive) If someone is disciplined, they are train a person by using instruction and practice.
  2. (transitive) If a person disciplines someone, they teach a person to obey authority.
  3. (transitive) If someone is disciplined, they are punished or gotten control of (or to get control back).
  4. (transitive) To impose order on a person.