In practice, the word participates in the phrase “disce aut discere”, which translates as “learn or leave”. This is the Motto of Royal College Colombo, located in Sri Lanka. The word participates also in the expression “disce quasi temper victurus; vive quasi cras moriturus”. It provides that you should learn as if you will always be alive; to live in a way as if tomorrow you will die.
“Disco” forms also the legal term “discooperta”, which literally means unprotected, uncovered.