discipline discipline  /ˈdɪs ə plən/


  1. (n) a branch of knowledge
  2. (n) a system of rules of conduct or method of practice
  3. (n) the trait of being well behaved
  4. (n) training to improve strength or self-control
  5. (n) the act of punishing
  6. (v) develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
  7. (v) punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience


  1. The school-discipline picture is even cloudier.
  2. That discipline and training kept me going.
  3. A challenge to fiscal discipline.


  1. Meridian schools working on discipline issues

    Meridian schools working on discipline issues (AP) — The Meridian School Board is rewriting the school's system discipline policies to end what the Justice Department called discriminatory disciplinary practices in which black students face harsher punishment than whites for similar misbehavior. A lengthy federal investigation that found that black public school students there are five times ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. No discipline yet from league office

    Major League Baseball held off issuing the expected fines and suspensions following Tuesday night’s Dodgers-Arizona Diamondbacks melee, but it’s doubtful that any sort of discipline is going to quiet the bad feelings.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fox Sports

  3. Soccer-New CSKA coach Stoichkov promises discipline

    SOFIA, June 12 (Reuters) - New CSKA Sofia coach Hristo Stoichkov is determined to instil hard work and discipline and limit the use of mobile phones and social networking at his former club, he said on Wednesday. "I can promise the fans discipline," Stoichkov told reporters at the Bulgarska Armiya stadium where he was officially presented. "It'll be more difficult for the players during the week ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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  1. "I specifically considered whether to impose a suspension on Coach Belichick," Goodell wrote. "I have determined not to do so, largely because I believe that the discipline I am imposing of a maximum fine and forfeiture of a first-round draft...
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: New York Times

  2. "It is shameful," Obama said from the Oval Office. "And part of what we're going to need is for the folks on Wall Street who are asking for help to show some restraint, and show some discipline, and show some sense of responsibility."
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "I strongly believe Congress needs to listen to a budget which says no tax increase and a budget, because of fiscal discipline, that can be balanced in five years," Bush told reporters after meeting with his Cabinet.
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

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