English-Swedish translation of discipline

Translation of the word discipline from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

discipline in Swedish

generalnoun disciplin [u]
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1. discipline - 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"
  subject, field, study, bailiwick
  knowledge base, knowledge domain, domain the content of a particular field of knowledge
  occultism a belief in supernatural powers and the possibility of bringing them under human control
  communication theory, communications the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.); "communications is his major field of study"
  major the principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"
  frontier an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development; "he worked at the frontier of brain science"
  genealogy the study or investigation of ancestry and family history
  allometry the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole
  bibliotics the scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity
  ology an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
  scientific discipline, science a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
  architecture the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect
  applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering the practical application of science to commerce or industry
  futuristics, futurology the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions
  arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
  theology, divinity the learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary); "he studied theology at Oxford"
  military science the discipline dealing with the principles of warfare
  escapology the study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)
  graphology the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)
  numerology the study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs
  protology the study of origins and first things; "To Christians, protology refers to God's fundamental purpose for humanity"
  theogony the study of the origins and genealogy of the gods
2. discipline - the act of punishing; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"
  penalisation, penalization, punishment, penalty the act of punishing
  spanking the act of slapping on the buttocks; "he gave the brat a good spanking"
3. discipline - the trait of being well behaved; "he insisted on discipline among the troops"
  indiscipline, undiscipline the trait of lacking discipline
  trait a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
  self-discipline, self-denial the trait of practicing self discipline
  restraint, control the act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade"
4. discipline - training to improve strength or self-control
  grooming, training, preparation activity leading to skilled behavior
5. discipline - a system of rules of conduct or method of practice; "he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine"; "for such a plan to work requires discipline";
  system of rules, system instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
1. discipline - develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
  train, check, condition
  make grow, develop expand in the form of a series; "Develop the function in the following form"
  mortify hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"
2. discipline - punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
  penalise, penalize, punish impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on; "The students were penalized for showing up late for class"; "we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again"
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In its most general sense, discipline refers to systematic instruction given to a disciple. To discipline thus means to instruct a person to follow a particular code of conduct ""order. "" Usually, the phrase 'to discipline' carries a negative connotation.

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