8 Definitions of Stern
The meaning of the word stern, the definition of Stern:
n. - The black tern.
a. - Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits.
superl. - 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.
v. t. - The helm or tiller of a vessel or boat; also, the rudder.
v. t. - The after or rear end of a ship or other vessel, or of a boat; the part opposite to the stem, or prow.
v. t. - Fig.: The post of management or direction.
v. t. - The hinder part of anything.
v. t. - The tail of an animal; -- now used only of the tail of a dog.
The word "stern" uses 5 letters: E N R S T
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Words formed by adding one letter before or after stern, or to stern in any order:
a - antres astern sterna b - brents d - trends e - enters nester renest rentes resent tenser ternes treens i - estrin inerts insert inters niters nitres sinter triens trines o - nestor noters stoner tenors tensor toners trones p - sprent s - sterns u - tuners unrest w - strewn y - sentry
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