- the Platonic school of philosophy or its adherents.
- academe (def. 5).
- French Academy.
- Royal Academy.
- Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Origin of academy
Words nearby academy
How to use academy in a sentence
Every time Selin turns to the academy to help her understand language, she finds herself trapped, undermined, rejected.The true love story in Elif Batuman’s The Idiot is a love affair with language|Constance Grady|September 11, 2020|Vox
Grandparents create Tik Tok videos, travel the world with and without their grandchildren, two-step at the club, run their own dance academies, and have careers that they’re still growing and thriving in.Debbie Allen’s Grandmother Love Doubled|Joi-Marie McKenzie|September 11, 2020|Essence.com
The academy this week announced new rules to mandate a certain level of diversity in nominated films and at the studios behind them.Despite some gains in the past year, Hollywood still has inclusion problems, study says|radmarya|September 10, 2020|Fortune
The memory-intensive naming schemes in modern math may have the result of boxing out the laymen, but we must hope the priests of the academy are not doing it on purpose.Why Mathematicians Should Stop Naming Things After Each Other - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Laura Ball|September 2, 2020|Nautilus
Catus argues that private security forces often require more training than the typical police academy does.Defund the Police? Here Come the Private Security Patrols|Nick Fouriezos|August 27, 2020|Ozy
Andy Serkis, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Do you want to be on the wrong side of history, Academy?Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He spoke of the present-day tragedies and turmoil that struck the city while he and his classmates were in the academy.Cop Families Boo De Blasio at NYPD Graduation|Michael Daly|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ramos just missed being called for one police academy class.
Det. Rafael Ramos spent a lifetime trying to become a police officer, entering the academy at age 38.
But he made it through the academy and he was soon living his dream.
The collection in the Academy I thought much better, but still far enough behind similar galleries in Rome.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
He was distinguished as an oriental scholar, and died while delivering an oration at the academy of Caen.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Ladies and gentlemen, he falteringly said, Signor Diotti left his hotel at seven oclock and was driven to the Academy.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
This assembly, to which Boileau and Racine afterwards belonged, soon became an academy of itself.
The least opulent in the Academy were the first to reject his offers, and to prefer liberty to pensions and honors.
British Dictionary definitions for academy (1 of 2)
Word Origin for academy
British Dictionary definitions for academy (2 of 2)
- the grove or garden near Athens where Plato taught in the late 4th century bc
- the school of philosophy founded by Plato
- the members of this school and their successors