[ dih-sahy-puh l ]
/ dɪˈsaɪ pəl /
- one of the 12 personal followers of Christ.
- one of the 70 followers sent forth by Christ. Luke 10:1.
- any other professed follower of Christ in His lifetime.
any follower of Christ.
(initial capital letter) a member of the Disciples of Christ.
a person who is a pupil or an adherent of the doctrines of another; follower: a disciple of Freud.
verb (used with object), dis·ci·pled, dis·ci·pling.
Archaic. to convert into a disciple.
Obsolete. to teach; train.
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Origin of disciple
SYNONYMS FOR disciple
4 See pupil1.
OTHER WORDS FROM discipledis·ci·ple·like, adjectivedis·ci·ple·ship, noun
Words nearby disciple
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Example sentences from the Web for discipling
Love's discipling touch that seems at the moment like anger is only for a moment.Quiet Talks on Service|S. D. Gordon
British Dictionary definitions for discipling
/ (dɪˈsaɪpəl) /
a follower of the doctrines of a teacher or a school of thought
one of the personal followers of Christ (including his 12 apostles) during his earthly life
Derived forms of disciplediscipleship, noundiscipular (dɪˈsɪpjʊlə), adjective
Word Origin for disciple
Old English discipul, from Latin discipulus pupil, from discere to learn
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