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English adjective: aft

1. aft (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail

Similarafter, aftermost

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English adverb: aft

1. aft at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane

SamplesStow the luggage aft.
Ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft.
The captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about.

Synonymsabaft, astern

Antonymsfore, forward

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