academy (plural: academies)

  1. A garden or grove near Athens (so named from the hero Academus), where Plato and his followers held their philosophical conferences; hence, the school of philosophy of which Plato was head.
  2. An institution for the study of higher learning; a college or a university. Popularly, a school, or seminary of learning, holding a rank between a college and a common school.
  3. A place of training; a school.
    • Academies of fanaticism - Hume
  4. A society of learned men united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science; as, the French Academy; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; academies of literature and philology.
  5. A school or place of training in which some special art is taught; as, the military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.
  6. (vulgar) A brothel (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue)

7 letters in word "academy": A A C D E M Y.

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Words found within academy:

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