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Synonyms for asternəˈstɜrn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. astern(adverb)

    stern foremost or backward

    "the steamer went astern at half speed"

    Synonyms:
    aft, abaft

  2. aft, abaft, astern(adverb)

    at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane

    "stow the luggage aft"; "ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"; "the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about"

    Synonyms:
    aft, abaft, astern

  3. astern(adverb)

    (of a ship or an airplane) behind

    "we dropped her astern on the end of a seven-inch manilla, and she laid comfortably on the ebb tide"

    Synonyms:
    aft, abaft

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. astern(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) behind, back

  2. astern(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    backward, rearward, abaft

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List of paraphrases:

rearward


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