Synonyms and Antonyms of abaft
near, toward, or in the stern of a ship or the tail of an aircraft <the lookout in the crow's nest warned that there was an enemy frigate abaft and bearing down hard on their ship> Synonyms aft, astern, sternward (or sternwards)Related Words after, back, backward (or backwards), behind, posteriorly, rearward (also rearwards)Near Antonyms anteriorly; ahead, beforeAntonyms fore, forward
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