openly and honestly; without deceit or trickery.
Using aboveboard: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "aboveboard" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
The company's dealings were completely aboveboard.
I want to make sure that everything is done aboveboard.
We need to be aboveboard in our negotiations with the other party.
aboveboard Synonyms and Antonyms
Origins of aboveboard
from the phrase 'above board', meaning 'on or above the deck of a ship'
Summary: aboveboard in Brief
'Aboveboard' [əˌbʌvˈbɔːd] means openly and honestly, without deceit or trickery. It is often used to describe business dealings or negotiations. Synonyms include 'honest' and 'forthright,' while antonyms include 'dishonest' and 'deceitful.'