punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
training to improve strength or self-control
the act of disciplining
a branch of knowledge
a system of rules of conduct or method of practice
the trait of being well behaved
The treatment suited to a disciple or learner; education; development of the faculties by instruction and exercise; training, whether physical, mental, or moral.
Training to act in accordance with established rules; accustoming to systematic and regular action; drill.
Subjection to rule; submissiveness to order and control; habit of obedience.
Severe training, corrective of faults; instruction by means of misfortune, suffering, punishment, etc.
Correction; chastisement; punishment inflicted by way of correction and training.
The subject matter of instruction; a branch of knowledge.
The enforcement of methods of correction against one guilty of ecclesiastical offenses; reformatory or penal action toward a church member.
Self-inflicted and voluntary corporal punishment, as penance, or otherwise; specifically, a penitential scourge.
A system of essential rules and duties; as, the romish or anglican discipline.
To educate; to develop by instruction and exercise; to train.
To accustom to regular and systematic action; to bring under control so as to act systematically; to train to act together under orders; to teach subordination to; to form a habit of obedience in; to drill.
To improve by corrective and penal methods; to chastise; to correct.
To inflict ecclesiastical censures and penalties upon.