Definitions For Discipline


  • Training to improve strength or self-control
  • The act of disciplining
  • The trait of being well behaved
  • A system of rules of conduct or method of practice
  • A branch of knowledge
  • Control that is gained by requiring that rules or orders be obeyed and punishing bad behavior
  • A way of behaving that shows a willingness to obey rules or orders
  • Behavior that is judged by how well it follows a set of rules or orders


  • 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
  • To punish (someone) as a way of making sure that rules or orders are obeyed
  • To train (yourself) to do something by controlling your behavior

Is Disciplines a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Discipline is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Discipline in a Sentence

  • The teacher has a hard time maintaining discipline in the classroom.
  • The troops were praised for their dedication and discipline.
  • Some parents feel that the school's principal has been too harsh in meting out discipline.
  • She was disciplined for misbehaving in class.
  • He seems unwilling or unable to discipline his children.
  • I'm trying to discipline myself to eat less.

Synonyms for Discipline

Antonyms for Disciplines

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