5 letter word starting with aft

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
after adjective Next; later in time; subsequent; succeeding; as, an after period of life., Hinder; nearer the rear., To ward the stern of the ship; — applied to any object in the rear part of a vessel; as the after cabin, after hatchway., Behind in place; as, men in line one after another., Below in rank; next to in order., Later in time; subsequent; as, after supper, after three days. It often precedes a clause. Formerly that was interposed between it and the clause., Subsequent to and in consequence of; as, after what you have said, I shall be careful., Subsequent to and notwithstanding; as, after all our advice, you took that course., Moving toward from behind; following, in search of; in pursuit of., Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to; as, to look after workmen; to inquire after a friend; to thirst after righteousness., In imitation of; in conformity with; after the manner of; as, to make a thing after a model; a picture after Rubens; the boy takes after his father., According to; in accordance with; in conformity with the nature of; as, he acted after his kind., According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting., Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after.