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Synonyms for discipline
ˈdɪs ə plɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick(noun)

    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. discipline(noun)

    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. discipline(noun)

    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. discipline(noun)

    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, correction(verb)

    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, condition(verb)

    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 out(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. discipline(noun)

    Synonyms:
    drill

  2. discipline(verb)

    Synonyms:
    sphere, field

  3. discipline(verb)

    To train someone by instruction and practice.

    Synonyms:
    drill

    Antonyms:
    spontaneity

  4. discipline(verb)

    To teach someone to obey authority.

    Synonyms:
    drill

  5. discipline(verb)

    To punish someone in order to (re)gain control.

    Synonyms:
    drill

  6. discipline(noun)

    To impose order on someone.

    Synonyms:
    drill

  7. discipline(noun)

    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

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. discipline(n.)

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

  2. discipline(n.)

    Synonyms:
    subjection, control, regulation, government

  3. discipline(n.)

    Synonyms:
    punishment, chastisement, correction, castigation

  4. discipline(v. a.)

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

  5. discipline(v. a.)

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

  6. discipline(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    punish, chastise, correct, castigate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. discipline(n)

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

    Antonyms:
    laxity, unrestraint, indulgence

How to pronounce discipline?

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How to say discipline in sign language?

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How to use discipline in a sentence?

  1. Carol Stanley:

    But we're becoming clearer and clearer on the unconscious racism that we all carry, it's a way to address one's own racism as a spiritual practice and discipline.

  2. Mikaela Shiffrin:

    It was one of my big goals to win in every discipline when I first started racing... one of those goals that you don't think you're ever going to achieve, and it's incredible.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. The face tears up from laughter, and there is not flesh and soul, but a continuous smile of awareness. 2. A ghost is a hologram record of the projection of the universe, once generated by an accident of chaos, living in reality. This spirit is like the same memoirs and nostalgia of the past. This is a retro record of bygone times, traveling in empty eternity and nonsense, feeling only insensibility. A time-space film of time and space existing in time, in the depressing eternity of reality, in the void of consciousness of loneliness. A ghost who sees is not evolutionary progress, but the life cycle of a temporary transformation, rotting from the depravity of people. 3. Loneliness is a catcher of erotic dreams. 4. Careerism is a children's entertainment, attraction mini-golf of self-motivation and discipline. 5. Death from the dust of all the dead and dust of memories. Fear is all out of the darkness of the subconscious of billions of threads of manipulation. 6. Love relationships as a table hockey attraction, and the puck is the fault. 7. Laziness as an attraction a children's rocking chair is an illusion of movement. 8. The idea appeared in a mirror maze and it is reflected in all the mirrors, that is, the opinion that the source cannot be found because it is hidden from your eyes. You see that opinion is a sect.

  4. Nelson Wiseman:

    Her letter, I believe, sets the stage for her run at the Liberal leadership if the Liberals lose in October and Justin Trudeau steps down, she is a victim of the parliamentary system which in Canada imposes sturdier party discipline than in any of the other Westminster parliamentary systems. The letter reveals her naivet, as a rookie Member of Parliament, about how the system works.

  5. Robert Sege:

    This is much stronger than the previous advice, the new policy encourages pediatricians to discuss the data about different kinds of discipline with parents so, of course, they can make their own decisions in how they chose to raise their children.


Translations for discipline

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  • نظام, تهذيب, فرع (من فروع المعرفة), الأنضباطArabic
  • тәртип, фәнBashkir
  • дисциплина, наказание, дисциплинирам, възпитавамBulgarian
  • disciplína, obor, kázeňCzech
  • disziplinieren, Disziplin, Strafe, BestrafungGerman
  • disĉiploEsperanto
  • ramo, disciplina, castigoSpanish
  • رشته, انPersian
  • piiskaus, kuritus, oppiaine, järjestyssäännöt, kuri, itsekuri, kurinpitoFinnish
  • discipline, branche, pénalitéFrench
  • disciplín, araíonacht, smachtIrish
  • משמעתHebrew
  • अनुHindi
  • գիտակարգArmenian
  • 規律Japanese
  • disciplinamLatin
  • akoranga, whakaraupapaMāori
  • discipline, tuchtiging, ([[zelf]])[[beheersing]], disciplineren, branche, tuchtstraf, tuchtigen, temmen, drillen, takDutch
  • disciplina, modalidadePortuguese
  • disciplinăRomanian
  • наказывать, тренировать, подвергать взысканию, упражнять, дисциплина, предмет, наказание, дисциплинировать, дисциплинированностьRussian
  • disciplinSwedish
  • bilim dalı, disiplin, cezaTurkish
  • kỷ luậtVietnamese
  • 學科Chinese

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