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above-board Explained

above-board at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

, or evil, from the Lord

Rab-saris, chief of the eunuchs

Rab-shakeh, cup-bearer of the prince

Rabbah, great; powerful; contentious

Rabbi, Rabboni, my master

Rabmag, who overthrows or destroys a multitude

Raca, worthless; good-for-nothing

Rachab, same as Rahab

Rachal, to whisper; an embalmer

Rachel,

above-board at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* aboveboard, above board Inter: a » adverb

Etymology

* Inter: compound » above|board
  • First attested in 1610.
  • Said by Johnson to have been borrowed from gamesters, who, when they change their cards, put their hands under the table.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /əˈbʌv bɔɹd/

    Adjective

    Inter: en-adj » -

  • In open sight; without trick, concealment, or deception. Inter: defdate » First attested in the late 16th century.Inter: reference-book » last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =Brown, Lesley | others = | title = The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =Oxford University Press | location =Oxford, UK | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =7| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =
    1. : Fair and aboveboard.

      Adverb

      Inter: en-adv » -


  • Honestly; openly. Inter: defdate » First attested in the late 16th century.

    Synonyms

    * straightforward, transparent

    References


  • Translation: fr » above-board
    Translation: ko » above-board
    Translation: kn » above-board
    Translation: pl » above-board
    Translation: ta » above-board
    Translation: te » above-board
    Translation: tr » above-board
    Translation: uk » above-board
    Translation: vi » above-board