• (RP) IPA: /ˈæk.ə.diːm/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈæk.əˌdim/

academe (plural academes)

  1. (historical) The name of the garden in Athens where the academics met. [from late 16th c.]
  2. (poetic) An academy; a place of learning. [from late 16th c.]
    Synonyms: academy
  3. (poetic) The scholarly life, environment, or community. [from mid 19th c.]
    Synonyms: academia
  4. A senior member of the staff at an institution of higher learning; pedant. [from mid 20th c.]
    Synonyms: pedant
Related terms
  1. Alternative spelling of academe

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