HyperDic: aft

English > 2 senses of the word aft:
ADVERBallaft, abaft, asternat or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane
ADJECTIVEallaft(nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail
aft > pronunciation
Soundsae'ft
Rhymesaircraft ... witchcraft: 29 rhymes with aeft...
English > aft: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail.
NarrowerafterLocated farther aft
aftermostLocated closest to the stern or tail
See alsobackrelated to or located at the back / back
Oppositeforesituated at or toward the bow of a vessel
English > aft: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAt or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane.
Examples
  • "stow the luggage aft"
  • "ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"
Synonymsabaft, astern
Oppositefore, forwardnear or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane
Spanisha popa
Catalana popa

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