academe definition

  • noun:
    • The educational environment, neighborhood, or globe.
    • educational life.
    • a location by which training is directed at pupils.
    • A scholar, particularly a pedant.
    • An academy.
    • The grove and gym near Athens where Plato taught; the Academy; figuratively, any where of similar personality.
    • ergo [lowercase] An academy; a location for philosophic and literary sexual intercourse or training.
    • the scholastic world

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