One who receives instruction from another; a scholar; a learner; especially, a follower who has learned to believe in the truth of the doctrine of his teacher; an adherent in doctrine; as, the disciples of Plato; the disciples of our Savior.
To teach; to train.
To punish; to discipline.
To make disciples of; to convert to doctrines or principles.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion. Stephen Hawking
Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man. Dwight L. Moody
I am proud to be a Sikh and am a true disciple of Guru Gobind Singh, who sacrificed his entire family for the Sikh religion. Harbhajan Singh
The Gospel of Judas really has been a surprise in many ways. For one thing, there's no other text that suggests that Judas Iscariot was an intimate, trusted disciple, one to whom Jesus revealed the secrets of the kingdom, and that conversely, the other disciples were misunderstanding what he meant by the gospel. Elaine Pagels
No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite. Friedrich Schiller