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being at or in the part of something opposite the front part
  • the aft part of the cruise ship turned out to be the quieter section

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aft

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Synonyms & Antonyms of aft (Entry 2 of 2)

near, toward, or in the stern of a ship or the tail of an aircraft
  • we stood on the ship's deck facing aft
  • the flight attendant informed us that the plane's exits are located fore and aft

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The first known use of aft was in 1580

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“Aft.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/aft. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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