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1. aft

adverb. ['ˈæft'] at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane.

Synonyms

  • abaft

Antonyms

  • negate
  • stay in place

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Words that Rhyme with Aft

  • staffed
  • krafft
  • draught
  • laughed
  • calfed

Example sentences of the word aft


1. Verb, base form
The legs should be adjusted so the trailer is level port to starboard and fore and aft.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Build two block pilings, one under each side just aft of the axles.

Quotes containing the word aft


1. The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft agley.
- Robert Burns, Collected Poems of Robert Burns

2. fore-and-aft

adjective. parallel with the keel of a boat or ship.

Synonyms

  • lengthwise

Antonyms

  • cross-section
  • cross

3. aft

adjective. ['ˈæft'] (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail.

Synonyms

  • back
  • after

Antonyms

  • front
  • disapprove
  • anterior
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