As proper nouns the difference between academy and xenocrates
is that academy
is (classical studies|history) the school for advanced education founded by plato; the garden where plato taught
[brown, lesley, ed the shorter oxford english dictionary 5th oxford: oxford university press, 2003]
is (c 396–314.
(classical studies, usually, capitalized) The garden where Plato taught.
[Brown, Lesley, ed. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. 5th. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.]
(classical studies, usually, capitalized) Plato's philosophical system based on skepticism; Plato's followers. [ ]
An institution for the study of higher learning; a college or a university; typically a private school. [ ]
A school or place of training in which some special art is taught. [ ]
A society of learned people united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science.
- the military academy''' at West Point; a riding '''academy'''; the '''Academy of Music.
(obsolete) The knowledge disseminated in an Academy.
- the French Academy'''; the American '''Academy''' of Arts and Sciences; '''academies of literature and philology.
A body of established opinion in a particular field, regarded as authoritative.
(UK, education) A school directly funded by central government, independent of local control.
* (society of learned people) learned society
* academy figure
* Academy of Sciences
* laughing academy
* national academy