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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to astern, such as: abaft, aft, rear, and rearward.

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How to use astern in a sentence

  • Boat after boat came up and made fast astern of the dandy vessel, and soon the decks were crowded with merry groups.

    The Chequers | James Runciman
  • His boat was astern, so he jumped over the counter and sculled himself straight to the Mission smack.

    The Chequers | James Runciman
  • The patrol-ship was on station; she was lost far astern before she could gather speed for pursuit.

  • He had stood thus for some time, when turning round, and looking astern, the cutter was no longer to be seen.

    Digby Heathcote | W.H.G. Kingston
  • Then a wave would come aboard astern, rolling in and nearly filling the cockpit.

    The Rival Campers | Ruel Perley Smith

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