- To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, moderate.
- To make chaste; to purify.
- To punish or reprimand for the sake of improvement; to discipline.
- To render humble or restrained.
purify — see purify
discipline — see discipline
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