Associations to the word «Academy»

Wiktionary

ACADEMY, noun. (classical studies) (usually capitalized) The garden where Plato taught. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
ACADEMY, noun. (classical studies) (usually capitalized) Plato's philosophical system based on skepticism; Plato's followers. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]
ACADEMY, noun. An institution for the study of higher learning; a college or a university; typically a private school. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]
ACADEMY, noun. A school or place of training in which some special art is taught. [First attested in the late 16th century.]
ACADEMY, noun. A society of learned people united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
ACADEMY, noun. (obsolete) The knowledge disseminated in an Academy. [Attested from the early 17th century until the mid 18th century.]
ACADEMY, noun. (with the) (without reference to any specific academy) Academia.
ACADEMY, noun. A body of established opinion in a particular field, regarded as authoritative.
ACADEMY, noun. (UK) (education) A school directly funded by central government, independent of local control.
ACADEMY, proper noun. (classical studies) (history) The school for advanced education founded by Plato; the garden where Plato taught. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
ACADEMY, proper noun. (classical studies) The disciples of plato. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]
ACADEMY, proper noun. (classical studies) (philosophy) Platonism. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]
ACADEMY, proper noun. A specific society of scholars or artists.
ACADEMY AWARD, noun. An award in any of various fields related to moviemaking, most prominently acting, generally awarded at a televised gala to winners who then speak.
ACADEMY AWARDS, proper noun. Plural of Academy Award
ACADEMY AWARDS, proper noun. The ceremony at which Academy Award winners are announced and receive their prizes.
ACADEMY BLUE, noun. A moderate greenish blue. Academy blue colour:    
ACADEMY BOARD, noun. (art) A heavy card used for oil painting.
ACADEMY BOARDS, noun. Plural of academy board
ACADEMY FIGURE, noun. (painting) A drawing usually half life-size, in crayon or pencil, after a nude model.
ACADEMY FIGURES, noun. Plural of academy figure
ACADEMY LEADER, noun. (film) A style of leader with numbers marked every foot, counting down from 11 to 3.
ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, noun. National academy.
ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, noun. Learned society dedicated to sciences.
ACADEMY SCHOOL, noun. (UK) (education) A kind of state-funded school in England that is independent of direct control by local government and has a curriculum specialism.
ACADEMY SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of academy school

Dictionary definition

ACADEMY, noun. A secondary school (usually private).
ACADEMY, noun. An institution for the advancement of art or science or literature.
ACADEMY, noun. A school for special training.
ACADEMY, noun. A learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge.

Wise words

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb