sternward


sternward

adverb

Definition of STERNWARD

near, toward, or in the stern of a ship or the tail of an aircraft <a flight attendant hurried sternward to attend to the disturbance>
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

Variants of STERNWARD

sternward or sternwards

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