1. [ noun ] a branch of knowledge
Synonyms: subject field study discipline branch_of_knowledge subject_field field_of_study subject_area

"in what discipline is his doctorate?" "teachers should be well trained in their subject" "anthropology is the study of human beings"

Related terms: knowledge_domain theology science humanistic_discipline engineering ology architecture protology futuristics allometry military_science frontier communication_theory major occultism numerology bibliotics theogony learn
2. [ noun ] (law,geography) the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
Related terms: jurisdiction
Similar spelling:   ballock