HyperDic: academy

English > 4 senses of the word academy:
NOUNgroupacademya secondary school (usually private)
groupacademy, honorary societyan institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
groupacademya school for special training
artifactacademya learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge
academy > pronunciation
Soundsahkae'dahmiy
Rhymesacme ... yummy: 83 rhymes with miy...
English > academy: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA secondary school (usually private).
Broadersecondary school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle schoolA school for students intermediate between elementary school and college
Spanishacademia, instituto
Catalaninstitut
Nounsacademicianan educator who works at a college or university / university
academiciana scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
English > academy: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningAn institution for the advancement of art or science or literature.
Synonymhonorary society
Membersacademiciansomeone elected to honorary membership in an academy / academy / academy / academy
NarrowerAcademy of Motion Picture Arts and SciencesAn academy that gives annual awards for achievements in motion picture production and performance
Academy of Television Arts and SciencesAn academy that gives annual awards for outstanding / outstanding achievements in television
French AcademyAn honorary group of French writers and thinkers supported by the French government
National Academy of SciencesAn honorary American society of scientists created by President Lincoln during the American Civil War
Royal Academy, Royal Academy of ArtsAn honorary academy in London (founded in 1768) intended to cultivate painting / painting and sculpture and architecture in Britain
Royal Society, Royal Society of London for Improving Natural KnowledgeAn honorary English society (formalized in 1660 and given a royal charter by Charles II in 1662) through which the British government has supported science
Broaderinstitution, establishmentAn organization founded and united for a specific purpose
Spanishacademia
Catalanacadèmia
Adjectivesacademicassociated with academia or an academy / academy
Nounsacademicianan educator who works at a college or university / university
academiciana scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
academiciansomeone elected to honorary membership in an academy / academy / academy / academy
English > academy: 4 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA school for special training.
NarrowerPlato's AcademyA school established by Plato in ancient Athens
air force academyAn academy for training air force officers
military academyAn academy for training military officers
naval academyAn academy for training naval officers
police academyAn academy for training police officers
yeshiva, yeshivahAn academy for the advanced study of Jewish texts (primarily the Talmud)
BroaderschoolAn educational institution
Spanishacademia, cantera
Catalanacadèmia
Nounsacademicianan educator who works at a college or university / university
academiciana scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
English > academy: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge.
BroaderestablishmentA public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
Spanishacademia
Catalanacadèmia
Nounsacademicianan educator who works at a college or university / university
academiciana scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
academiciansomeone elected to honorary membership in an academy / academy / academy / academy

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