◄ Discipline ►

1. (n.) Training for obedience, whether physical, mental, or moral\.

2. (n.) Training to act in accordance with established rules; accustoming to systematic and regular action; drill.

3. (n.) Subjection to rule; submissiveness to order and control; habit of obedience.

4. (n.) Severe training, corrective of faults; instruction by means of misfortune, suffering, punishment, etc.

5. (n.) Correction; chastisement; punishment inflicted by way of correction and training.

6. (n.) The subject matter of instruction; a branch of knowledge.

7. (n.) The enforcement of methods of correction against one guilty of ecclesiastical offenses; reformatory or penal action toward a church member.

8. (n.) Self-inflicted and voluntary corporal punishment, as penance, or otherwise; specifically, a penitential scourge.

9. (n.) A system of essential rules and duties; as, the Romish or Anglican discipline.

10. (v. t.) To educate; to develop by instruction and exercise; to train.

11. (v. t.) 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.

12. (v. t.) To improve by corrective and penal methods; to chastise; to correct.

13. (v. t.) To inflict ecclesiastical censures and penalties upon.

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