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.
- One who embraces and assists in spreading the teachings of another.
- An active adherent, as of a movement or philosophy.
- One of the original followers of Jesus.
- A member of the Disciples of Christ.