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English adjective: aft

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


Similarafter, aftermost


See alsoback


Antonymsfore


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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