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astern

adverb

Definition of ASTERN

near, toward, or in the stern of a ship or the tail of an aircraft <if you turn around and look astern, you'll see dolphins following the boat>
Synonyms abaft, astern, sternward (or sternwards)
Related Words after, back, backward (or backwards), behind, posteriorly, rearward (also rearwards)
Near Antonyms anteriorly; ahead, before
Antonyms fore, forward

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