Textual thesaurus for "discipline"

(noun) correction

the act of punishing

the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received

(noun) field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field, bailiwick

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

(verb) sort out, correct

punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience

The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently

(verb) condition, train, check

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

Parents must discipline their children; Is this dog trained?