discipline

discipline
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. training, regimen, drill, practice; obedience, restraint, control, repression; punishment, correction; course of study. See teaching, business, order.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A state of order or control]
Syn. orderliness, order, control, self-control, restraint, self-restraint, moderation, self-discipline, obedience, decorum, subordination to rules of conduct, system, method, methodicalness, rigor, spit and polish*.
2. [A system of obedience]
Syn. training, drill, drilling, regimentation, regulation, limitation, curb, indoctrination, brainwashing, preparation, development, exercise, inculcation, regimen, strictness, tight rein, firm hand, iron hand, chastisement, correction; see also drill 3 , punishment , training .
v.
1. [To regulate]
Syn. train, control, drill, keep in line; see restrain 1 , teach 2 .
2. [To punish]
Syn. chastise, correct, limit; see punish .
See Synonym Study at punish .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. fortitude training, drilling, willpower, self-control, mental toughness, regimen, practice, self-regulation, firmness, diligence, mettle, earnestness, iron will, *grit, *moxie, commitment.
2. punishment penalty, consequence, correction, castigation, reprimand.
3. branch of study specialty, field, subject, curriculum, course.
ANT.: 1. laziness, sloth. 2. reward
II
v.
1. train drill, harden, self-regulate, test one's mettle, commit, *bite the bullet, toughen, control, exercise, *whip into shape, practice.
2. punish penalize, correct, castigate, reprimand, *call on the carpet.
ANT.: 1. let oneself go, slip, neglect. 2. reward
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. Something, such as loss, pain, or confinement, imposed for wrongdoing: castigation, chastisement, correction, penalty, punishment. See REWARD. 2. An area of academic study that is part of a larger body of learning: branch, specialty. See PART. II verb 1. To impart knowledge and skill to: coach, educate, instruct, school, teach, train, tutor. See TEACH. 2. To subject (one) to a penalty for a wrong: castigate, chastise, correct, penalize, punish. See REWARD.

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  • discipline — [ disiplin ] n. f. • 1080; « punition, ravage, douleur » en a. fr.; lat. disciplina 1 ♦ ( XIVe) Fouet fait de cordelettes ou de petites chaînes utilisé pour se flageller, se mortifier. Des coups de discipline. « Laurent, serrez ma haire avec ma… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • discipliné — discipline [ disiplin ] n. f. • 1080; « punition, ravage, douleur » en a. fr.; lat. disciplina 1 ♦ ( XIVe) Fouet fait de cordelettes ou de petites chaînes utilisé pour se flageller, se mortifier. Des coups de discipline. « Laurent, serrez ma… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • discipline — DISCIPLINE. s. f. Institution, instruction, éducation. Vous êtes sous la discipline d un bon Maître. Élevé sous une bonne discipline. Il y a des animaux capables de discipline. [b]f♛/b] Il se prend aussi pour Réglement, ordre, conduite. La… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • discipline — Discipline. s. f. Institution, education. Vous estes sous la discipline d un bon maistre, eslevé sous une bonne discipline. Il se prend aussi, pour Reglement, ordre, conduite. La discipline Ecclesiastique & Religieuse. la discipline militaire.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Discipline — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Este artículo trata sobre octavo álbum de King Crimson. Para otros usos de este término, véase Discipline (álbum). Discipline LP de King Crimson Publicación 1981 …   Wikipedia Español

  • discipline — Ⅰ. discipline UK US /ˈdɪsəplɪn/ noun ► [U] the practice of making sure that people obey rules and do not cause problems: »Personnel rules are used to govern worker conduct and impose discipline on violators. »the strict discipline of prison ► [U] …   Financial and business terms

  • Discipline — Dis ci*pline, n. [F. discipline, L. disciplina, from discipulus. See {Disciple}.] 1. The treatment suited to a disciple or learner; education; development of the faculties by instruction and exercise; training, whether physical, mental, or moral …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Discipline — (с англ. дисциплина) может означать: Discipline (альбом Джанет Джексон) (2008) Discipline (альбом King Crimson) (1981) Discipline: Record of a Crusade (2003) …   Википедия

  • Discipline — Dis ci*pline, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disciplined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disciplining}.] [Cf. LL. disciplinarian to flog, fr. L. disciplina discipline, and F. discipliner to discipline.] 1. To educate; to develop by instruction and exercise; to train.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Discipline — bezeichnet: eine niederländische Band, siehe Discipline (Band) ein Musikalbum von King Crimson, siehe Discipline (Album) einen Teilaspekt des BDSM Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur U …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • discipline — [n1] regimen, training conduct, control, cultivation, curb, development, domestication, drill, drilling, education, exercise, inculcation, indoctrination, limitation, method, orderliness, practice, preparation, regulation, restraint, self command …   New thesaurus

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