n. 训练; 纪律; 自制力; 行为准则; （尤指大学的）学科
v. 训练; 惩罚; 自我约束
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 of headmasters and governing bodies.
...discipline problems in the classroom.
Discipline is the quality of being able to behave and work in a controlled way which involves obeying particular rules or standards.
It was that image of calm and discipline that appealed to voters.
If you refer to an activity or situation as a discipline, you mean that, in order to be successful in it, you need to behave in a strictly controlled way and obey particular rules or standards.
...inner disciplines like transcendental meditation...
The discipline of studying music can help children develop good work habits.
If someone is disciplined for something that they have done wrong, they are punished for it.
The workman was disciplined by his company but not dismissed...
Her husband had at last taken a share in disciplining the boy.
If you discipline yourself to do something, you train yourself to behave and work in a strictly controlled and regular way.
Out on the course you must discipline yourself to let go of detailed theory...
I'm very good at disciplining myself.
A discipline is a particular area of study, especially a subject of study in a college or university.
You've got to make sure that people work together across disciplines...
We're looking for people from a wide range of disciplines.
1. a branch of knowledge;
2. a system of rules of conduct or method of practice;
3. the trait of being well behaved;
4. training to improve strength or self-control
5. the act of punishing;
1. train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control;
2. punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience;
drill, exercise, practice, training, discipline
A little discipline would do him a world of good.
Financial discipline is lax.
A sapling needs pruning, a child discipline.
Their discipline and good behaviour was unfailing.
They acted against the discipline of their school.