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abaft

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of abaft

  1. 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


abaft

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of abaft

  1. at, to, or toward the rear of a school of porpoises swam abaft the fishing boat Synonyms behind, back ofNear Antonyms ahead ofAntonyms before



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