Academe Definition

ăkə-dēm
noun
The academic environment, community, or world.
American Heritage

The Academy (see phrase under academy)

Webster's New World
The academic world.
Webster's New World
A place in which instruction is given to students.
American Heritage
A scholar, especially a pedant.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
academia
Advertisement

Other Word Forms of Academe

Noun

Singular:
academe
Plural:
academes

Origin of Academe

  • From New Latin academia, from Ancient Greek Ἀκαδημία (Akadēmia); see academy. Academe (frequently capitalized) is a poetic name for the garden or grove near ancient Athens where Plato taught, supposedly named for its former owner, the hero Ἀκάδημος (Akademos; Ἑκάδημος, Hekademos).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin Acadēmīa the Academy academy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

Advertisement

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to academe using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

academe