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Stern (IPA: /ˈstɝn/)


Stern (n.)

The black tern.

Stern (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.

Stern (v. t.)

The helm or tiller of a vessel or boat; also, the rudder.

Stern (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.

Stern (v. t.)

Fig.: The post of management or direction.

Stern (v. t.)

The hinder part of anything.

Stern (v. t.)

The tail of an animal; -- now used only of the tail of a dog.

Stern (a.)

Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits.

Stern

Back or aft-most part of a ship or boat

Stern

German magazine

Stern

Street in Blaricum, the Netherlands

Stern

Street in Broek op Langedijk, the Netherlands

Stern

Street in Dokkum, the Netherlands

Stern Synonyms

Strict, Austere, Nonindulgent

Stern Synonyms

Stark, Plain, Austere, Severe

Stern Synonyms

Unforgiving, Unappeasable, Unrelenting, Grim, Relentless, Inexorable, Implacable

Stern Synonyms

Demanding, Strict, Exacting

Stern Synonyms

After Part, Poop, Quarter, Tail

Stern Synonyms

Fanny, Posterior, Bottom, Bum, Hindquarters, Rear, Nates, Tooshie, Backside, Tail End, Arse, Buttocks, Fundament, Tail, Derriere, As, Can, Buns, Behind, Hind End, Prat, Butt, Keister, Seat, Tush, Rear End, Rump

Stern Synonyms

Stern, Isaac Stern

Stern Rhymes

Bern, Berne, Burn, Burne, Byrne, Cern, Chern, Cherne, Churn, Dern, Durn, Earn, Erne, Fearn, Fern, Hearn, Hearne, Hern, Herne, Hirn, Hurn, Kearn, Kern, Kirn, Learn, Spurn, Stearn, Stearne, Stern, Sterne, Stirn, Sturn, Thurn, Turn, Urn, Vern, Verne, Yearn, Zurn

Adjourn, Ahearn, Ahern, Aherne, Alpern, Amburn, Concern, Discern, Laverne, Mcgurn, Mckern, O'beirne, Obyrne, Return, Sauterne, Upturn

Unconcern


Stern (Last Name / Surname)

Stern is the #1,418 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 25,074 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Stern in Spanish is Popa

Tagalog Translation

Stern in Tagalog is Mabagsik

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And the stern joy which warriors feel In foemen worthy of their steel." - War

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Battle's magnificently stern array!" - War

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Friendship is not for merriment but for stern reproach when friends go astray." - Friendship

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Have hung My dank and dropping weeds To the stern god of sea." - John Milton

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ich sage euch: man muß noch Chaos in sich haben, um einen tanzenden Stern gebären zu können." - Thus Spoke Zarathustra


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