across the board

  • 1 across-the-board — Ⅰ. across the board UK US adjective [usually before noun] ► involving everyone or everything in a company, situation, group, etc.: an across the board cut/decline/reduction »This economic plan calls for a 15% across the board cut in personal… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 across the board — {adv. phr.} 1. So that equal amounts of money are bet on the same horse to win a race, to place second, or third. * /I bet $6 on the white horse across the board./ Often used with hyphens as an adjective. * /I made an across the board bet on the… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 across the board — {adv. phr.} 1. So that equal amounts of money are bet on the same horse to win a race, to place second, or third. * /I bet $6 on the white horse across the board./ Often used with hyphens as an adjective. * /I made an across the board bet on the… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 across-the-board — adj. 1. broad in scope or content {limited, exclusive} Syn: all embracing, all inclusive, blanket(prenominal), broad, complete, global, panoptic, wide [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 across the board — If something applies to everybody, it applies across the board …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 6 across-the-board — across′ the board′ adj. 1) applying to all employees, members, groups, or categories; general: an across the board pay increase[/ex] 2) gam (of a bet in a horse race) covering win, place, and show • Etymology: 1940–45 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 across-the-board — ☆ across the board [ə krôs′thə bôrd′ ] adj. 1. Horse Racing combining win, place, and show, as a bet 2. including or affecting all classes or groups: Also written across the board …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 across the board — ► across the board applying to all. Main Entry: ↑across …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 across-the-board — across* the board [ə krɔsȓə bɔ:d] <engl. ; eigtl. »pauschal«> an fünf aufeinanderfolgenden Tagen zur gleichen Zeit gesendet (von Werbesendungen in Funk u. Fernsehen) …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 10 across-the-board — [adj] all all inclusive, blanket, complete, comprehensive, everything, sweeping, total; concepts 513,772 …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 across the board — adverb including all we got a pay raise across the board • Derived from adjective: ↑across the board * * * across the board adverb The same criteria will be applied across the board. Thesaurus: betting, bets and ways of betting …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 across-the-board — adjective broad in scope or content across the board pay increases an all embracing definition blanket sanctions against human rights violators an invention with broad applications a panoptic study of Soviet nationality T.G.Winner granted him… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 across the board — All the months of a particular futures contract or futures option contract, for example, if all the copper contracts open limit up, they were limit up across the board. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary Movement or trend in the stock market that …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 across\ the\ board — adv. phr. 1. So that equal amounts of money are bet on the same horse to win a race, to place second, or third. I bet $6 on the white horse across the board. Often used with hyphens as an adjective. I made an across the board bet on the white… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 15 across-the-board — a,cross the board adjective 1. ) involving everyone or everything in a place or situation: They face tough across the board budget cuts. 2. ) AMERICAN if you make an across the board BET, you win money if the horse you choose comes first, second …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 across-the-board — a.cross the board adj, adv also across the board affecting everyone or everything in a situation or organization ▪ an across the board pay increase ▪ In July everything we sell is reduced right across the board …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 Across The Board — A market wide directional movement, or a market condition in which most stocks and sectors are moving in the same direction. These movements are usually caused by market wide events. If you hear in the financial media that the stock market is up… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 18 across the board — if something is done, happens, or exists across the board, it is done, happens, or exists in every part or area of something. The company is proposing to cut spending right across the board. Even as late as September, there are still course… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 19 across-the-board — UK / US adjective involving everyone or everything in a place or situation They face tough across the board budget cuts. Derived word: across the board adverb The same criteria will be applied across the board …

    English dictionary

  • 20 across-the-board — adjective Date: 1945 1. placed to win if a competitor wins, places, or shows < an across the board racing bet > 2. embracing or affecting all classes or categories ; blanket < an across the board price increase > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary