Associations to the word «Aft»


AFT, noun. (nautical) The stern portion of a vessel.
AFT, adverb. (nautical) At, near, or towards the stern of a vessel (with the frame of reference within the vessel).

Dictionary definition

AFT, 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".
AFT, adjective. (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca