5 letter word starting with ster

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
stere noun A unit of cubic measure in the metric system, being a cubic meter, or kiloliter, and equal to 35.3 cubic feet, or nearly 1/ cubic yards., To stir., A rudder. See 5th Steer., Helmsman. See 6th Steer.
stern noun The black tern., Having a certain hardness or severity of nature, manner, or aspect; hard; severe; rigid; rigorous; austere; fixed; unchanging; unrelenting; hence, serious; resolute; harsh; as, a sternresolve; a stern necessity; a stern heart; a stern gaze; a stern decree., The helm or tiller of a vessel or boat; also, the rudder., The after or rear end of a ship or other vessel, or of a boat; the part opposite to the stem, or prow., Fig.: The post of management or direction., The hinder part of anything., The tail of an animal; — now used only of the tail of a dog., Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits.
stert past participle Started.