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To train or discipline:
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  1. To train or discipline:
  2. (Slang) To defeat or put down decisively, especially in a humiliating manner:
  3. To train, as at school; teach; instruct; educate
A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
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  1. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
  2. A condition in which freedom from disorder or disruption is maintained through respect for established authority:
  3. An established method or system, as of conduct or action in meetings, worship, court, etc.
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
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  1. A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
  2. The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
  3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
The control of oneself; the ability to master one's desires and impulses
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  1. The control of oneself; the ability to master one's desires and impulses
A device or other means of limiting movement, used to prevent the infliction of harm to self or others.
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  1. A device or other means of limiting movement, used to prevent the infliction of harm to self or others.
  2. (Uncountable) control or caution; reserve
  3. Control of emotions, impulses, etc.; reserve; constraint
Restraint imposed on oneself by oneself; self-control
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  1. Restraint imposed on oneself by oneself; self-control
  2. Restraint of one's emotions, desires, or inclinations; self-control.
The state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes
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  1. The state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes
  2. The process of moderating a discussion
  3. An instance of moderating: bringing something away from extremes, especially in a beneficial way
The disciplining or controlling of oneself or one's desires, actions, habits, etc.
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  1. The disciplining or controlling of oneself or one's desires, actions, habits, etc.
  2. Control of oneself, willpower.
  3. Training and control of oneself and one's conduct, usually for personal improvement.
A sphere of ecclesiastical authority.
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  1. A sphere of ecclesiastical authority.
  2. A group of people under such authority.
  3. The state, fact, or an instance of obeying, or a willingness to obey; submission
Propriety and good taste in behavior, dress, etc.
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  1. Propriety and good taste in behavior, dress, etc.
  2. An act or requirement of polite behavior
  3. The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
An organism as a whole, especially with regard to its vital processes or functions:
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  1. An organism as a whole, especially with regard to its vital processes or functions:
  2. An organized and coordinated method; a procedure:
  3. The prevailing social order; the establishment. Used with the :
The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
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  1. The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
  2. A means or manner of procedure, especially a regular and systematic way of accomplishing something:
  3. Regularity and orderliness in action, thought, or expression; system in doing things or handling ideas
The property of being methodical.
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Stiffness; rigidity; specif., a condition of rigidity in bodily tissues or organs, in which there is no response to stimuli
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  1. Stiffness; rigidity; specif., a condition of rigidity in bodily tissues or organs, in which there is no response to stimuli
  2. A standard or exacting requirement, as of a field of study:
  3. Strictness in adhering to standards or a method; exactitude:
Attention to appearance and order, as in a military unit.
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  1. Attention to appearance and order, as in a military unit.
(Computing) The process by which two modems determine which protocol and speed to use; handshaking.
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  1. (Computing) The process by which two modems determine which protocol and speed to use; handshaking.
  2. The activity of imparting and acquiring skills.
  3. The process or experience of being trained
Military or physical training, esp. of a group, as in marching, the manual of arms, or gymnastic exercises
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  1. Military or physical training, esp. of a group, as in marching, the manual of arms, or gymnastic exercises
  2. A task or exercise for teaching a skill or procedure by repetition:
  3. A single exercise in such training or teaching
A heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton; drill.
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  1. A heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton; drill.
  2. Act of drilling.
(Embryology) The capacity of an embryo to continue normal development following injury to or alteration of a structure.
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  1. (Embryology) The capacity of an embryo to continue normal development following injury to or alteration of a structure.
  2. A rule, ordinance, or law by which conduct, etc. is regulated; specif., one of a body of rules or laws governing an industry, institution, or type of business
  3. A rule issued by an administrative agency or a local governmental body prescribing conditions or authorizations that must be followed by the public or by public utilities; the process of controlling by restrictions or rules. A rule issued by an administrative agency or a local governmental body prescribing conditions or authorizations that must be followed by the public or by public utilities; the process of controlling by restrictions or rules.
(Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
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  1. (Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
  2. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
  3. (Law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
Something that checks or restrains:
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  1. Something that checks or restrains:
  2. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
  3. A type of bit having such a chain or strap
The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated
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  1. The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated
  2. Instruction in the rudiments and principles of any science or belief system; information.
Alternative spelling of brain-washing.
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  1. Alternative spelling of brain-washing.
  2. Intensive, forcible indoctrination, usually political or religious, aimed at destroying a person's basic convictions and attitudes and replacing them with an alternative set of fixed beliefs.
  3. The application of a concentrated means of persuasion, such as an advertising campaign or repeated suggestion, in order to develop a specific belief or motivation.
Something prepared for a special purpose, as a medicine, cosmetic, condiment, etc.
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  1. Something prepared for a special purpose, as a medicine, cosmetic, condiment, etc.
  2. (Countable) A substance, especially a remedy, that is prepared.
  3. A substance, such as a medicine, prepared for a particular purpose.
A significant event, occurrence, or change:
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  1. A significant event, occurrence, or change:
  2. A significant event, occurrence, or change.
  3. The organized activity of soliciting donations or grants; fundraising.
Activity for the purpose of training or developing the body or mind; systematic practice; esp., bodily exertion for the sake of health
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  1. Activity for the purpose of training or developing the body or mind; systematic practice; esp., bodily exertion for the sake of health
  2. A military maneuver or training activity.
  3. A specific activity performed to develop or maintain fitness or a skill:
The teaching of something by using frequent repetition
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  1. The teaching of something by using frequent repetition
A systematic way of managing something:
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  1. A systematic way of managing something:
  2. A procedure, program, or routine:
  3. A regulated system, as of medication, diet, or exercise, used to promote health or treat illness or injury.
(Countable) The result or product of being strict.
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  1. (Countable) The result or product of being strict.
  2. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being strict.
(Figuratively) Firmess, inflexibility, sternness.
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  1. (Figuratively) Firmess, inflexibility, sternness.
  2. Firm, rigorous, severe control
The act or process of correcting.
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  1. The act or process of correcting.
  2. An amount or quantity added or subtracted in order to correct.
  3. The amount of change made in correcting
To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
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  1. To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
  2. To guide or control the mental, moral, etc. development of; bring up; rear
  3. To teach (a child or pet) to control urination and defecation
A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
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  1. A standard of comparison for checking or verifying the results of an experiment. In an experiment to test the effectiveness of a new drug, for example, one group of subjects (the control group) receives an inactive substance or placebo , while a comparison group receives the drug being tested.
  2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
  3. To hold in restraint; check:
To infuse knowledge of or skill in by repetitious instruction:
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  1. To infuse knowledge of or skill in by repetitious instruction:
  2. To train in military or physical exercise; specif., to exercise (troops) in close-order drill
  3. To teach or train by putting through repeated exercises
To scold or condemn sharply
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  1. To scold or condemn sharply
  2. To punish, as for wrongdoing.
  3. To punish, esp. by beating
To speak to or communicate with (someone) in order to point out a mistake or error.
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  1. To speak to or communicate with (someone) in order to point out a mistake or error.
  2. To adjust so as to meet a required standard or condition:
  3. To indicate or mark the errors in:
To confine or restrict with a limit:
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  1. To confine or restrict with a limit:
  2. To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
  3. A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
Corrective punishment; chastisement; reproof; pungent criticism.
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An amount or quantity added or subtracted in order to correct.
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  1. An amount or quantity added or subtracted in order to correct.
  2. Punishment intended to rehabilitate or improve.
  3. Punishment or scolding to correct faults
A sum established by a contract to be forfeited in lieu of actual damages in the event of a breach of the contract.
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  1. A sum established by a contract to be forfeited in lieu of actual damages in the event of a breach of the contract.
  2. A punishment fixed by law, as for a crime or breach of contract
  3. Any unfortunate consequence or result of an act or condition
A punishing or being punished
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  1. A punishing or being punished
  2. A penalty imposed on an offender for a crime or wrongdoing
  3. The imposition of a penalty or deprivation for wrongdoing:
Anything physically resembling a branch, as a tine of a deer's antler
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  1. Anything physically resembling a branch, as a tine of a deer's antler
  2. Any woody extension growing from the trunk or main stem, or from a main limb, of a tree or shrub
  3. An area of specialized skill or knowledge, especially academic or vocational, that is related to but separate from other areas:
That in which one specializes; a chosen expertise or talent.
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  1. That in which one specializes; a chosen expertise or talent.
  2. A special pursuit, occupation, aptitude, or skill:
  3. A branch of medicine or surgery in which a physician specializes; the field or practice of a specialist.
To instruct and train (athletes, actors, etc.)
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  1. To instruct and train (athletes, actors, etc.)
  2. To transport by or ride in a coach.
  3. To instruct in a subject, or prepare for an examination, by private tutoring
To develop the mental, moral, or social capabilities of, especially by schooling or instruction.
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  1. To develop the mental, moral, or social capabilities of, especially by schooling or instruction.
  2. To provide with knowledge or training in a particular area or for a particular purpose:
  3. To provide with information, as in an effort to gain support for a position or to influence behavior:
To communicate knowledge to; teach; educate
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  1. To communicate knowledge to; teach; educate
  2. To give orders to; direct:
  3. To provide with knowledge; to train or inform:
To give lessons to (a student, pupil, or class); guide the studies of; instruct
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  1. To give lessons to (a student, pupil, or class); guide the studies of; instruct
  2. To carry on instruction on a regular basis in:
  3. To give lessons or instruction; be a teacher, esp. in a school or college
To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
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  1. To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
  2. To administer or undergo training
  3. To coach in or accustom to a mode of behavior or performance.
To act as a tutor to; instruct or teach privately.
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  1. To act as a tutor to; instruct or teach privately.
  2. To be instructed by a tutor; study under a tutor.
  3. To act as a tutor to; teach; esp., to give individual instruction to
To punish or rebuke severely.
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  1. To punish or rebuke severely.
  2. To punish or rebuke severely, esp. by harsh public criticism
To scold or condemn sharply
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  1. To scold or condemn sharply
  2. To punish, esp. by beating
  3. To punish, as for wrongdoing.
To make or put right:
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  1. To make or put right:
  2. To adjust so as to meet a required standard or condition:
  3. To indicate or mark the errors in:
To impose a penalty on; specif., to subject to a handicap in a contest as penalty for the infraction of a rule
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  1. To impose a penalty on; specif., to subject to a handicap in a contest as penalty for the infraction of a rule
  2. To make punishable; set a penalty for (an offense, etc.)
  3. To subject (a person) to a penalty, especially for infringement of a law or regulation.
To subject to a penalty for an offense, sin, or fault.
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  1. To subject to a penalty for an offense, sin, or fault.
  2. To handle or use roughly; damage or hurt:
  3. To exact or mete out punishment.
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