Stern

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

Direct anagrams of stern:

nerts rents terns

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  

Shorter words found within stern:

en ens er ern erns ers erst es et ne nest net nets re rent res rest ret rets sen sent ser set sr te ten tens tern

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