1. academy

noun. ['əˈkædəmi'] a secondary school (usually private).


  • secondary school
  • middle school
  • lyceum
  • Gymnasium


  • académie (French)
  • academia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Academy

  • alchemy
  • anatomy
  • anomie
  • appendectomy
  • archenemy
  • astronomy
  • autonomy
  • autonomy
  • barthelemy
  • bellamy
  • bellomy
  • blasphemy
  • burgamy
  • cheramie
  • dichotomy
  • economy
  • economy
  • enemy
  • epitome
  • gastronomy

How do you pronounce academy?

Pronounce academy as əˈkædəmi.

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How do you spell academy? Is it accademy ?

A common misspelling of academy is accademy

Sentences with academy

1. Noun, singular or mass
Police academy training is also strenuous, and candidates have to be in good shape to get through it.

Quotes about academy

1. My name is Percy Jackson. I'm twelve years old. Until a few months ago, I was a boarding student at Yancy Academy, a private school for troubled kids in upstate New York.Am I a troubled kid?Yeah. You could say that.
- Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

2. I never make a movie for awards consideration. I will use the hope of getting an Academy Award a) to honor the people who work so hard and also b) it's the greatest Good Housekeeping seal in the world. It's the greatest brand. It's as good as Louis Vuitton and Dior in the world of moviemaking. It's the Super Bowl.
- Harvey Weinstein

3. I want to put on the table, not why 85% of the members of the National Academy of Sciences reject God, I want to know why 15% of the National Academy don’t.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson

2. academy

noun. ['əˈkædəmi'] an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature.


  • Royal Academy of Arts
  • institution
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
  • academician
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  • Royal Society
  • French Academy
  • Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge
  • establishment
  • Royal Academy


  • académie (French)
  • academia (Latin)

3. academy

noun. ['əˈkædəmi'] a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge.


  • day school


  • académie (French)
  • academia (Latin)

4. academy

noun. ['əˈkædəmi'] a school for special training.


  • police academy
  • naval academy
  • yeshivah
  • school
  • military academy
  • Plato's Academy
  • yeshiva


  • académie (French)
  • academia (Latin)