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Synonyms for discipline

Synonyms for (noun) discipline

Synonyms: discipline Definition: training to improve strength or self-control

Similar words: training, grooming, preparation Definition: activity leading to skilled behavior

Synonyms: discipline, correction Definition: the act of punishing Usage: the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received

Similar words: punishment, penalisation, penalization, penalty Definition: the act of punishing

Synonyms: discipline Definition: the trait of being well behaved Usage: he insisted on discipline among the troops

Similar words: trait Definition: a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

Synonyms: discipline Definition: a system of rules of conduct or method of practice Usage: he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine; for such a plan to work requires discipline;

Similar words: system, system of rules Definition: a complex of methods or rules governing behavior Usage: they have to operate under a system they oppose; that language has a complex system for indicating gender

Synonyms: field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, discipline Definition: a branch of knowledge Usage: in what discipline is his doctorate?; teachers should be well trained in their subject; anthropology is the study of human beings

Similar words: domain, knowledge base, knowledge domain Definition: the content of a particular field of knowledge

Synonyms for (verb) discipline

Synonyms: sort out, correct, discipline Definition: punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience Usage: The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently

Similar words: penalise, penalize, punish Definition: impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on Usage: The students were penalized for showing up late for class; we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again

Synonyms: discipline, condition, train, check Definition: develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control Usage: Parents must discipline their children; Is this dog trained?

Similar words: make grow, develop Definition: cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development Usage: The perfect climate here develops the grain; He developed a new kind of apple