1. a secondary school (usually private)
2. an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
3. a school for special training
4. a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge
Definition categories: man–made, establishment
Sentences with academy as a noun:
- the military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.
- the French Academy; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; academies of literature and philology.