Definition of disciple in English:

disciple

Line breaks: dis|ciple
Pronunciation: /dɪˈsʌɪp(ə)l
 
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noun

Derivatives

discipleship

noun
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  • The best way to make disciples is to provide for discipleship experiences.
  • Discipleship is also reciprocal, that is, when one learns, he/she makes the commitment to train someone else.
  • How important is discipleship in the Christian life?

disciplic

adjective
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  • The International Society claims a disciplic link to her via the sixteenth-century charismatic figure.
  • In other words, the Vedic knowledge broken into different branches by different disciplic successions (known as shakhas) has been distributed all over the world.
  • And, violations of this condition means breaking of the link of disciplic succession and thereby losing the real purpose of the great philosophy.

discipular

Pronunciation: /dɪˈsɪpjʊlə/
adjective
More example sentences
  • He has absorbed the teachings of his Lord from the purest sources of the discipular lines, in India, Tibet and Nepal.
  • Indeed the significance of the kinship or discipular link to Tansen is related to the fact that for Muslim Hindustani musicians musical theory was coded in an essentially oral medium.

Origin

Old English, from Latin discipulus 'learner', from discere 'learn'; reinforced by Old French deciple.

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