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Synonyms for discipline
ˈdɪs ə plɪndis·ci·pline

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Wiktionary

  1. disciplinenoun

    Synonyms:
    drill

  2. disciplineverb

    Synonyms:
    field, sphere

  3. disciplineverb

    To train someone by instruction and practice.

    Synonyms:
    drill

    Antonyms:
    spontaneity

  4. disciplineverb

    An enforced compliance or control

    Synonyms:
    drill

  5. disciplineverb

    A systematic method of obtaining obedience

    Synonyms:
    drill

  6. disciplinenoun

    To impose order on someone.

    Synonyms:
    drill

  7. disciplinenoun

    A punishment to train or maintain control

    Synonyms:
    sanction, penalty

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. discipline

    Castigate and chastise refer strictly to corporal punishment, tho both are somewhat archaic; correct and punish are often used as euphemisms in preference to either. Punish is distinctly retributive in sense; chastise, partly retributive, and partly corrective; chasten, wholly corrective. Chasten is used exclusively in the spiritual sense, and chiefly of the visitation of God.

    Synonyms:
    afflict, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, humble, punish, purify, refine, soften, subdue, try

    Preposition:
    "We are chastened of the Lord," 1 Cor. xi, 32; "they ... chastened us after their own pleasure, but He for our profit," Heb. xii, 10; "chasten in thy hot displeasure," Ps. iv, 7; chasten with pain; by trials and sorrows.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. discipline

    Synonyms:
    order, strictness, training, government, instruction, drilling, control, coercion, punishment, organization

    Antonyms:
    disorder, confusion, rebellion, mutiny, encouragement, reward, disorganization

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwicknoun

    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:
    topic, sphere, field of study, case, champaign, written report, guinea pig, battlefield, theme, theater, subject area, survey, report, study, playing area, area, force field, subject, theater of operations, flying field, theatre of operations, field of honor, bailiwick, sketch, field of view, depicted object, theatre, battleground, subject field, airfield, playing field, national, field of force, athletic field, field of operation, landing field, field of operations, domain, correction, line of business, issue, arena, field, cogitation, field of battle, orbit, matter, work, content, plain

    Antonyms:
    undiscipline, indiscipline

  2. disciplinenoun

    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";

    Synonyms:
    subject area, subject field, correction, bailiwick, study, field, subject, field of study

    Antonyms:
    undiscipline, indiscipline

  3. disciplinenoun

    the trait of being well behaved

    "he insisted on discipline among the troops"

    Synonyms:
    subject area, subject field, correction, bailiwick, study, field, subject, field of study

    Antonyms:
    undiscipline, indiscipline

  4. disciplinenoun

    training to improve strength or self-control

    Synonyms:
    subject area, subject field, correction, bailiwick, study, field, subject, field of study

    Antonyms:
    indiscipline, undiscipline

  5. discipline, correctionverb

    the act of punishing

    "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"

    Synonyms:
    subject area, chastening, subject field, correction, bailiwick, study, field, fudge factor, chastisement, subject, rectification, field of study

    Antonyms:
    indiscipline, undiscipline

  6. discipline, train, check, conditionverb

    develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control

    "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"

    Synonyms:
    tally, checker, rail, ensure, correct, qualify, coach, prepare, mark, watch, look into, civilise, crack, check up on, develop, go over, tick off, match, tick, fit, take, specify, stop, civilize, correspond, determine, see, groom, agree, assure, turn back, take aim, check into, train, break, trail, control, condition, check out, learn, hold back, aim, curb, direct, hold, arrest, see to it, chequer, gibe, mark off, stipulate, delay, school, hold in, check off, suss out, ascertain, find out, check over, cultivate, jibe, contain, sort out, retard, moderate, educate, insure, check

    Antonyms:
    undiscipline, indiscipline

  7. discipline, correct, sort outverb

    punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience

    "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"

    Synonyms:
    chasten, even off, classify, right, castigate, make up, compensate, shed light on, crystalise, even out, straighten out, decline, crystallise, sort, train, separate, correct, condition, assort, class, counterbalance, illuminate, clear, rectify, elucidate, even up, crystalize, adjust, crystallize, clear up, enlighten, chastise, redress, sort out, set, objurgate, slump, check

    Antonyms:
    indiscipline, undiscipline

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Editors Contribution

  1. corrective actions

    to correct one's actions

    we disciplined our child for not obeying us.

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disciplinenoun

    Synonyms:
    instruction, training, drilling, drill, exercise, education, culture, schooling, breeding

  2. disciplinenoun

    Synonyms:
    subjection, control, regulation, government

  3. disciplinenoun

    Synonyms:
    punishment, chastisement, correction, castigation

  4. disciplineverb

    Synonyms:
    instruct, train, breed, educate, teach, drill, exercise, form, bring up

  5. disciplineverb

    Synonyms:
    regulate, control, govern, school, bring under subjection

  6. disciplineverb

    Synonyms:
    punish, chastise, correct, castigate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disciplinenoun

    Synonyms:
    correction, chastisement, punishment, submission regulation, martinetism

    Antonyms:
    laxity, unrestraint, indulgence

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Discipline":

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How to use discipline in a sentence?

  1. Emma Raducanu:

    Having a Chinese mom, she definitely instilled from a young age hard work, discipline.

  2. Lee Iacocca:

    The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.

  3. Jacob Frey:

    Shifting the culture of the police department requires swift and decisive action, termination is necessary -- both to discipline the officer and to send a clear message.

  4. danwise:

    Anyone can easy talk , but change need actions, effort and discipline. Dont be easy, do something.

  5. Vince Lombardi:

    I've never known a man worth his salt who in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline... I firmly believe that any man's finest hour-this greatest fulfillment to all he holds dear--is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle -- victorious.


Translations for discipline

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  • نظام, تهذيب, الأنضباط, فرع (من فروع المعرفة)Arabic
  • тәртип, фәнBashkir
  • възпитавам, дисциплина, наказание, дисциплинирамBulgarian
  • disciplína, obor, kázeňCzech
  • disziplinieren, Bestrafung, Strafe, DisziplinGerman
  • disĉiploEsperanto
  • disciplina, castigo, ramoSpanish
  • رشته, انPersian
  • piiskaus, kuritus, kurinpito, itsekuri, oppiaine, kuri, järjestyssäännötFinnish
  • discipline, branche, pénalitéFrench
  • disciplín, smacht, araíonachtIrish
  • משמעתHebrew
  • अनुHindi
  • գիտակարգArmenian
  • 規律Japanese
  • disciplinamLatin
  • akoranga, whakaraupapaMāori
  • temmen, ([[zelf]])[[beheersing]], tuchtiging, drillen, disciplineren, branche, tuchtstraf, tak, tuchtigen, disciplineDutch
  • modalidade, disciplinaPortuguese
  • disciplinăRomanian
  • упражнять, тренировать, дисциплинированность, подвергать взысканию, дисциплинировать, дисциплина, наказание, предмет, наказыватьRussian
  • disciplinSwedish
  • bilim dalı, ceza, disiplinTurkish
  • kỷ luậtVietnamese
  • 學科Chinese

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