Synonyms for academics

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-uh-dem-ik
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæk əˈdɛm ɪk

Définition of academics

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.
  • noun scholar or university/college teacher
Example sentences :
  • Their followers were called, respectively, Academics and Cynics.
  • Extract from : « Aristotle and Ancient Educational Ideals » by Thomas Davidson
  • Some of our young students will be telling me perhaps that I have overlooked the Academics.
  • Extract from : « The Mormon Doctrine of Deity » by B. H. Roberts
  • However, the right to hack shouldnt only be extended to academics.
  • Extract from : « Little Brother » by Cory Doctorow
  • Moreover, the Academics had allowed the possibility of probable knowledge.
  • Extract from : « A Critical History of Greek Philosophy » by W. T. Stace
  • Plutarch's word is κατάληψις, the word that was used by the Academics.
  • Extract from : « Plutarch's Lives, Volume II » by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  • They mean the realities of liberty and not the academics of theory.
  • Extract from : « The Art of Public Speaking » by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  • Plays were therefore only criminal when they were acted by academics.
  • Extract from : « Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley » by Samuel Johnson
  • Tully, in his "Academics," introduces Varro himself giving us some light concerning the scope and design of those works.
  • Extract from : « Dryden's Works (13 of 18): Translations; Pastorals » by John Dryden
  • A university club in New York in 1745 could have had but fifteen members at most, for these were all the "academics" in town.
  • Extract from : « The American Spirit in Literature, » by Bliss Perry
  • Academics – fed up with the monopolistic practices of professional publications - already publish there in big numbers.
  • Extract from : « After the Rain » by Sam Vaknin

Antonyms for academics

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