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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·ci·pline v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disciplined p. pr. & vb. n. Disciplining.]
 1. To educate; to develop by instruction and exercise; to train.
 2. 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.
    Ill armed, and worse disciplined.   --Clarendon.
    His mind . . . imperfectly disciplined by nature.   --Macaulay.
 3. To improve by corrective and penal methods; to chastise; to correct.
    Has he disciplined Aufidius soundly?   --Shak.
 4. To inflict ecclesiastical censures and penalties upon.
 Syn: -- To train; form; teach; instruct; bring up; regulate; correct; chasten; chastise; punish.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: obeying the rules
      2: trained mentally or physically by instruction or exercise;
         "the beautiful coordination of his disciplined muscles";
         "a disciplined mind"
      3: punished for misbehavior; "the chastised child sat humbly in
         the corner" [syn: chastised, corrected]