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discipline

discipline as in develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice
  • "especially to teach self-control"
  • "Parents must discipline their children"
  • "Is this dog trained?"

Synonyms

  • trainpublic transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding; a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file; a series of consequences wrought by an event; piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor; wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; create by training and teaching; undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession; develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; educate for a future role or function; teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment; point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; teach and supervise (someone); exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition; cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it; travel by rail or train; drag loosely along a surface
  • checka written order directing a bank to pay money; an appraisal of the state of affairs; the bill in a restaurant; the state of inactivity following an interruption; additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; the act of inspecting or verifying; a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.; something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress ; a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something ; a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard); the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; obstructing an opponent in ice hockey ; (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king ; examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; make an examination or investigation; be careful or certain to do something; lessen the intensity of; stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution; put a check mark on or near or next to; slow the growth or development of; be verified or confirmed; be compatible, similar or consistent; block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey ; develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; consign for shipment on a vehicle; hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey ; stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; mark into squares or draw squares on; decline to initiate betting ; hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; place into check; write out a check on a bank account ; find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; verify by consulting a source or authority; arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; make cracks or chinks in; become fractured
  • conditionestablish a conditioned response ; develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; put into a better state; apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny; a state at a particular time; an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else ; a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') ; an illness, disease, or other medical problem; (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
discipline as in punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
  • "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"

Synonyms

  • correctfree from error; socially right or correct; in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; correct in opinion or judgment; make right or correct; make reparations or amends for; censure severely; adjust for; punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; go down in value; alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; treat a defect
  • sort outarrange or order by classes or categories; make free from confusion or ambiguity; punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
discipline as in a branch of knowledge
  • "in what discipline is his doctorate?"
  • "teachers should be well trained in their subject"
  • "anthropology is the study of human beings"

Synonyms

  • subjectpossibly accepting or permitting; being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; likely to be affected by something; cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to; make accountable for; make subservient; the subject matter of a conversation or discussion; something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation; a branch of knowledge; some situation or event that is thought about; (grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; a person who owes allegiance to that nation; (logic) the first term of a proposition
  • subject areaa branch of knowledge
  • subject fielda branch of knowledge
  • fieldcatch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket ; play as a fielder ; answer adequately or successfully; select (a team or individual player) for a game; a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed; a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought; somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected; a branch of knowledge; the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it ; a particular kind of commercial enterprise; a particular environment or walk of life; a piece of land prepared for playing a game; extensive tract of level open land; (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1; a region in which active military operations are in progress; all of the horses in a particular horse race ; all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event ; a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found; (computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information ; the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument) ; a place where planes take off and land
  • field of studya branch of knowledge
  • studyconsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; be a student; give careful consideration to; be a student of a certain subject; learn by reading books; think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; a detailed critical inspection ; applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading); a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; a state of deep mental absorption; a room used for reading and writing and studying; a branch of knowledge; preliminary drawing for later elaboration; attentive consideration and meditation; someone who memorizes quickly and easily (as the lines for a part in a play); a composition intended to develop one aspect of the performer's technique
  • bailiwickthe area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction ; a branch of knowledge
discipline as in a system of rules of conduct or method of practice
  • "he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine"
  • "for such a plan to work requires discipline"
discipline as in the trait of being well behaved
  • "he insisted on discipline among the troops"
discipline as in training to improve strength or self-control
    discipline as in the act of disciplining
    • "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"

    Synonyms

    • correctionthe act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure ; something substituted for an error ; a rebuke for making a mistake ; a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases; the act of disciplining; treatment of a specific defect