Synonyms for academe

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-uh-deem, ak-uh-deem
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæk əˌdim, ˌæk əˈdim

Définition of academe

Origin :
  • "The Academy," 1580s, from phrase groves of Academe, translating Horace's silvas Academi (see academy); general sense of "the world of universities and scholarship" is attested from 1849. With lower-case letter, academia in the sense of "academic community" is from 1956.
  • Academe properly means Academus (a Greek hero); & its use as a poetic variant for academy, though sanctioned by Shakespeare, Tennyson & Lowell, is a mistake; the grove of A., however, (Milton) means rightly The Academy. [Fowler]
  • As in academia : noun scholarly world
Example sentences :
  • There are the dark groves of Academe, a place of rest in a bare land.
  • Extract from : « The Near East » by Robert Hichens
  • He was in his mid-twenties, young and slick, his only nod to academe a small goatee.
  • Extract from : « Makers » by Cory Doctorow
  • After all superficial contrasts have been exhausted, she may still claim the patronage of the philosopher of Academe.
  • Extract from : « Modern Women and What is Said of Them » by Anonymous
  • "The Grove of Academe," replied Abbey, and the eyes of the artist and his wife were riveted on the editor.
  • Extract from : « The Americanization of Edward Bok » by Edward William Bok
  • The spirit that of old had hallowed the shades of Academe presided over these gatherings.
  • Extract from : « Creed And Deed » by Felix Adler
  • Athens revives the Academe and reinstates the Olympic games under a literary avatar.
  • Extract from : « Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 17, No. 97, January, 1876 » by Various
  • And now if you're to be congratulated before I go back to the groves of Academe pray bestir yourself.
  • Extract from : « The Little Brown Jug at Kildare » by Meredith Nicholson
  • At all events, there is sufficient groundwork for any quantity of euphuism about "classic shades," "groves of Academe," et cetera.
  • Extract from : « Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, August, 1863, No. 70 » by Various
  • It was Billy who spoke, as his eyes first rested upon that eminent pinnacle of Academe.
  • Extract from : « Philosophy 4 » by Owen Wister

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