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Definition of the adjective aft

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adjective - degrees: after |

  1. (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • antonym: fore
    • similar: after; aftermost
    • see also: back

Definition of the adverb aft

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  1. at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane
    • example: stow the luggage aft
    • synonyms of aft: abaft / astern
    • antonym of aft: fore

Definition of the noun aft

What does aft mean as a name of something?

Specialised definition of the noun aft

Glossary of sports / sailing

towards the stern of a boat (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)


Aft a.k.a. Afutara Airport is an airport near the village of Afutara on Malaita in the Solomon Islands. It is 37.89 miles from Auki airport.


AFT a.k.a. The American Farmland Trust is an organization that was founded in 1980 to protect farmland and ranch land in the United States, promote environmentally sound farming practices and keep farmers on the land.


"Aft" a.k.a. "A.F.T." is a musical album of Joanne Brackeen & Automatic Fine Tuning.

  • released in (36 years ago)


  1. Aft a.k.a. Afitti Language: Afitti is a language spoken on the eastern side of Jebel el-Dair, a solitary rock formation in the North Kordofan province of Sudan. Although the term ‘Dinik’ can be used to designate the language regardless of cultural affiliation, people in the villages of the region readily recognize the terms ‘Ditti’ and ‘Afitti.’ There are approximately 4000 speakers of the Afitti language and its closest linguistic neighbor is the Nyimang language, spoken west of Jebel el-Dair in the Nuba Mountains of the South Kordofan province of Sudan.
    • also known as Dinik, Affitti, Ditti, Unietti, Dinik language
  2. Aft a.k.a. Afghanistan Time Zone is a time zone.
  3. AFT a.k.a. Agence France Trésor is the French Treasury agency, in charge of debt management & funding.

Phrases with Aft

Phrases ending with the word Aft:

  1. Fore and Aft
  2. fore-and-aft

Other phrases containing the word Aft:

  1. fore-and-aft rig
  2. fore-and-aft sail
  3. Fore-and-Aft-Rigged
  4. fore-and-aft topsail

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Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Aft. 4, 30; dig. 4. M. March 19. Aft ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

In Application of the fore- dicular - - - - 2 4 Round aft of the wing transom - o 6 of the foregoing Rules Height of ditto from the upper edge of the Round up of the wing transom - o 5' ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

Both counters being formed at the middle line, the upper part of the stern timber must be thus finished: set up, as before, 14 feet 7 inches, the height of the top- timber line aft, draw a horizontal line; then set off abaft the aft side of the wing ...

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The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy (Robert Burns)
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Scrabble value of A1F4T1

The value of this 3-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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