Synonyms for academic

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : ak-uh-dem-ik
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæk əˈdɛm ɪk

Top 10 synonyms for academic Other synonyms for the word academic

Définition of academic

Origin :
  • 1580s, "relating to an academy," also "collegiate, scholarly," from Latin academicus "of the Academy," from academia (see academy). Meaning "theoretical, not practical, not leading to a decision" (such as university debates or classroom legal exercises) is from 1886. Academic freedom is attested from 1901. Related: Academically.
  • adj relating to schooling, learning
  • adj relating to theories, philosophy
  • noun scholar or university/college teacher
Example sentences :
  • That is why an academic education nowadays often fails of its purpose.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • I feel that what I say about religion is too cold and academic.
  • Extract from : « The Stark Munro Letters » by J. Stark Munro
  • The academic product is, it must be remembered, a bundle of conventions.
  • Extract from : « The Curse of Education » by Harold E. Gorst
  • Certainly it cannot be related to real business life by the academic student.
  • Extract from : « College Teaching » by Paul Klapper
  • A successful teacher of an academy, raises the standard of academic instruction.
  • Extract from : « The Teacher » by Jacob Abbott
  • Erasmus's political diatribes were far too academic and too general for that.
  • Extract from : « Erasmus and the Age of Reformation » by Johan Huizinga
  • It cannot be denied that the academic expression "Literature" is an ill-favoured word.
  • Extract from : « Maxim Gorki » by Hans Ostwald
  • Paris took the lead in opposition to the new Evangel by its Academic decrees of 1521.
  • Extract from : « John Knox » by A. Taylor Innes
  • He was by no means plain, his academic prestige was very fair.
  • Extract from : « The Way of All Flesh » by Samuel Butler
  • Hawthorne's academic connections are of particular interest.
  • Extract from : « Four Americans » by Henry A. Beers

Antonyms for academic

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019