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It Has 5 letters ( a b a f t )         2 vowels ( a a )         3 consonants ( b f t )         Word on the contrary tfaba

Which the Definition/Meaning of abaft in categoryENGLISH - RELATED TERMS
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English - Related Terms

* aft * after

Which the Definition/Meaning of abaft in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

* From _a-_ (“on”) + Middle English _baft_, _baften_, _biaften_, Old English _beæftan_; _be_ (“by”) (modern English _by_) + _æftan_ (“behind”) (modern English _after_). See also _aft_.

Which the Definition/Meaning of abaft in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əˈbæft/ or IPA(key): /əˈbɑːft/ * (General American) IPA(key): /əˈbæft/ or IPA(key): /əˈbɑft/ * Rhymes: -ɑːft

Which the Definition/Meaning of abaft in categoryENGLISH - PREPOSITION
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ABAFT * (nautical) Behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of. [First attested around the late 15th century.] _ABAFT the wheelhouse._ TRANSLATIONS

abaft

  1. (nautical) Behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of. [First attested around the late 15th century.]
    abaft the wheelhouse.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of abaft in categoryENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

ABAFT (_comparative_ MORE ABAFT, _superlative_ MOST ABAFT) * (nautical, obsolete) Backwards. [Attested from around (1150 to 1350) until the late 15th century.] * (nautical) On the aft side; in the stern. [First attested in the early 17th century.] _with the wind ABAFT_ _The mate sleeps ABAFT_ TRANSLATIONS

abaft (comparative more abaft, superlative most abaft)

  1. (nautical, obsolete) Backwards. [Attested from around (1150 to 1350) until the late 15th century.]
  2. (nautical) On the aft side; in the stern. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
    with the wind abaft
    The mate sleeps abaft

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Which the Definition/Meaning of abaft in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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* BAFTA

Which the Definition/Meaning of abaft in categoryENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* ^ 1971 [1969], Morris, William editor, The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, New York, NY: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., ISBN 0-395-09066-0, page 1: * ^ 1984 [1975], Urdang, Laurence editor, The Random House College Dictionary, New York, NY: Random House, Inc., ISBN 0-394-43600-8, page 1: * ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Lesley Brown (editor), _The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary_, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 2

  1. ^ 1971 [1969], Morris, William editor, The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, New York, NY: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., ISBN 0-395-09066-0, page 1:
  2. ^ 1984 [1975], Urdang, Laurence editor, The Random House College Dictionary, New York, NY: Random House, Inc., ISBN 0-394-43600-8, page 1:
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 2

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