Discipline

  • 21Discipline — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le mot de discipline renvoie à trois grandes notions, celle d « ensemble de règles à suivre », celle de « branche de la connaissance » …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 22DISCIPLINE — 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.   Il signifie aussi, Règlement, ordre, règle de conduite commune à tous ceux qui… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 23DISCIPLINE — n. f. Méthode d’instruction et d’éducation. Vous êtes sous la discipline d’un maître éprouvé. élevé sous une bonne discipline. La discipline de l’esprit. Il a vieilli dans ce sens. Toutefois, au pluriel, ce mot s’emploie souvent encore pour… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 24discipline — I n. 1) to establish; maintain discipline 2) to crack down on violations of discipline 3) to undermine discipline 4) to violate discipline 5) firm, harsh, iron, severe, stern, strict; lax, loose, slack; military; party discipline 6) the… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 25discipline — 01. I think they should [discipline] their child more; he is always getting into trouble at school. 02. When you join the army, one of the first things you are taught is [discipline]. 03. The child s father was angry that no [disciplinary] action …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 26discipline — I UK [ˈdɪsəplɪn] / US noun Word forms discipline : singular discipline plural disciplines *** 1) [uncountable] the practice of making people obey rules of behaviour and punishing them if they do not He believes in strict discipline. impose… …

    English dictionary

  • 27discipline — [[t]dɪ̱sɪplɪn[/t]] ♦♦♦ disciplines, disciplining, disciplined 1) N UNCOUNT Discipline is the practice of making people obey rules or standards of behaviour, and punishing them when they do not. Order and discipline have been placed in the hands… …

    English dictionary

  • 28discipline — dis|ci|pline1 W2S3 [ˈdısıplın] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: descepline, from Latin disciplina teaching, learning , from discipulus; DISCIPLE] 1.) [U] a way of training someone so that they learn to control their behaviour and obey… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29discipline — dis|ci|pline1 [ dısəplın ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the practice of making people obey rules of behavior and punishing them if they do not: He believes in strict discipline. impose discipline: He reacted by imposing tough discipline and demanding… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 30discipline — 1 / dIsifiplin/ noun 1 (U) the practice of making people obey rules and orders, or the controlled situation that results from this practice: We have high standards of discipline at this school that must be maintained. | strict military discipline …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 31discipline — {{11}}discipline (n.) early 13c., penitential chastisement; punishment, from O.Fr. descepline (11c.) discipline, physical punishment; teaching; suffering; martyrdom, and directly from L. disciplina instruction given, teaching, learning, knowledge …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 32discipline — 1. noun 1) a lack of proper parental discipline Syn: control, training, teaching, instruction, regulation, direction, order, authority, rule, strictness, a firm hand; routine, regimen, drill, drilling 2) …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 33discipline — disciplinal /dis euh pleuh nl, plin l, dis euh pluyn l/, adj. discipliner, n. /dis euh plin/, n., v., disciplined, disciplining. n. 1. training to act in accordance with rules; drill: military discipline. 2. activity, exercise, or a regimen that… …

    Universalium

  • 34discipline — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French, from Latin disciplina teaching, learning, from discipulus pupil Date: 13th century 1. punishment 2. obsolete instruction 3. a field of study 4. training that corrects,… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 35discipline — Synonyms and related words: Spartanism, academic discipline, academic specialty, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, adapt, adapt to, adjust, adjust to, administer, administrate, administration, agree with, anality, aplomb, apple pie order,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 36discipline — 1. noun 1) parental discipline Syn: control, regulation, direction, order, authority, strictness 2) he maintained discipline among his men Syn: good behaviour, order, control, obedience …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 37discipline*/*/ — [ˈdɪsəˌplɪn] noun I 1) [U] the practice of making people obey rules and punishing them if they do not He believes in strict discipline.[/ex] 2) [C] a subject that people study, especially at a university academic disciplines[/ex] 3) [U] the… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 38discipline — /ˈdɪsəplən / (say disuhpluhn) noun 1. training to act in accordance with rules; drill: military discipline. 2. instruction and exercise designed to train to proper conduct or action. 3. punishment inflicted by way of correction and training. 4.… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 39discipline — n. & v. n. 1 a control or order exercised over people or animals, esp. children, prisoners, military personnel, church members, etc. b the system of rules used to maintain this control. c the behaviour of groups subjected to such rules (poor… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 40discipline — dis•ci•pline [[t]ˈdɪs ə plɪn[/t]] n. v. plined, plin•ing 1) training to act in accordance with rules; drill: military discipline[/ex] 2) activity, exercise, or a regimen that develops or improves a skill; training 3) punishment inflicted by way… …

    From formal English to slang