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Astern

Pronunciation of Astern
/ɐstˈɜːn/, /ɐstˈɜːn/, /ɐ_s_t_ˈɜː_n/

Antonyms for astern:

fore, forward.

Synonyms for astern:

Other synonyms and related words:

aft, abaft, back, sternward.

end (adjective)

back.

rear (adjective)

back.

backward (adverb)

aft, abaft.

astern (noun)

aft, abaft.

Usage examples for astern:

  • Drop her astern and give her plenty of line. - "The Seiners", James B. (James Brendan) Connolly.
  • Suddenly there was a shout from astern. - "The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest", Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap).
  • I knew that I was leaving the land farther and farther astern. - "Twice Lost", W.H.G. Kingston.

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