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aft - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'aft' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Aft [ adv. & a.]
- Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft.

Meaning of 'aft' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . aft [ r]
Meaning (1):
- at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane
Example in sentence:
  • ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft;
  • stow the luggage aft;
  • the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about