The word “abaft” has 1 syllable: abaft.

It's pronounced as /əˈbæft/.

What is synonym and antonym for abaft?

In the thesaurus, “abaft” has 4 synonyms and 2 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for abaft along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for abaft

Antonyms for abaft

  • before
  • forward

Meanings of abaft

  • adverb
    1. On the aft side; in the stern.
    2. Backwards.
  • preposition
    1. Behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of.

Example Sentences

  • The crew members gathered abaft to discuss the upcoming voyage.
  • As the ship sailed into the wind, the sailors stationed themselves abaft to manage the sails.
  • The captain pointed abaft to indicate the location of the lifeboats during the safety briefing.
  • The seagulls followed the fishing boat, hoping for discarded scraps abaft.
  • During the storm, the passengers were instructed to move abaft for better stability.

On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to abaft, such as: aft, astern, backwards, before, behind, forward.

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