Disciple Dis*ci"ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discipled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discipling}.] 1. To teach; to train. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

That better were in virtues discipled. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To punish; to discipline. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

3. To make disciples of; to convert to doctrines or principles. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Sending missionaries to disciple all nations. --E. D. Griffin. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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