Above Board : Synonyms & Antonyms



Above board


Adjective


We should deal with the politicians
above board in order to remain safe.

Synonyms:

1. honest

2. candid

3. fair and square

4. frank

5. legitimate

6. covert

7. trustworthy

Contextual Examples:

He was
honest enough to admit that he knew nothing about the subject.

Let me be absolutely
candid with you. Your work is not good enough.

To be
frank with you, CI think your son has little chance of passing the exam.

Politicians are
legitimate targets for satire.



Antonyms:

1. clandestine

2. deceitful

3. crooked

4. deceptive

5. devious

6. dishonest

7. fraudulent

8. furtive

Contextual Examples:

All the officials are
crooked.

Her simple style is
deceptive. What she has to say is very profound.

He became rich by
devious means.

It would be
dishonest of me to pretend that I enjoyed the evening.

The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.


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