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Definition of disciple:

  1. 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.
  2. To make disciples of; to convert to doctrines or principles.
  3. To punish; to discipline.
  4. To teach; to train.


partisan, ally, witness, apostle, backer, aider, henchman, believer, minion, over, precede, satellite, follower, adherent, supporter, aid, cohort.

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