Academy

All possible synonyms of the word Academy as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Academy

Definition

  • a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge

Synonyms

  • academy

Hypernyms

  • establishment: a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence

Academy

Definition

  • a school for special training

Synonyms

  • academy

Hypernyms

  • school: an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"

Hyponyms

  • yeshiva, yeshivah: an academy for the advanced study of Jewish texts (primarily the Talmud)
  • police academy: an academy for training police officers
  • military academy: an academy for training military officers
  • naval academy: an academy for training naval officers
  • air force academy: an academy for training air force officers
  • Plato's Academy: a school established by Plato in ancient Athens; "Plato's Academy continued for several hundred years after Plato died"

Academy, honorary society

Definition

  • an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature

Synonyms

  • academy
  • honorary society

Hypernyms

  • institution, establishment: an organization founded and united for a specific purpose

Hyponyms

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: an academy that gives annual awards for achievements in motion picture production and performance
  • Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: an academy that gives annual awards for outstanding achievements in television
  • French Academy: an honorary group of French writers and thinkers supported by the French government; "the French Academy sets standards for the use of the French language"
  • National Academy of Sciences: an honorary American society of scientists created by President Lincoln during the American Civil War
  • Royal Academy, Royal Academy of Arts: an honorary academy in London (founded in 1768) intended to cultivate painting and sculpture and architecture in Britain
  • Royal Society, Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge: an honorary English society (formalized in 1660 and given a royal charter by Charles II in 1662) through which the British government has supported science

Member meronyms

  • academician: someone elected to honorary membership in an academy

Academy

Definition

  • a secondary school (usually private)

Synonyms

  • academy

Hypernyms

  • secondary school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle school: a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12

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