Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of AFT

Pronunciation:  aft

WordNet Dictionary
[adv]  at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane; "stow 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"

AFT is a 3 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: abaft, astern
 Antonyms: fore, forward



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Aft\ ([.a]ft), adv. & a. [AS. [ae]ftan behind; orig.
superl. of of, off. See {After}.] (Naut.)
Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abaft, after, aftermost, astern, back, backward, baft, fore and aft, hind, hinder, hindermost, hindhand, hindmost, posterior, postern, rear, rearmost, rearward, retrograde, tail