Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of endorsing.
  • noun The signature on a check, contract, instrument, or other document endorsing it.
  • noun Approbation; sanction; support.
  • noun An amendment or addition to an insurance policy, as to cover special circumstances.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as indorsement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act or quality of endorsing
  • noun An amendment or added notation to an insurance contract or other official document (such as a driving licence).
  • noun aviation An instructor's signed acknowledgement of time practising specific flying skills.
  • noun education, certification Permission to carry out a specific skill or application in a field in which the practitioner already has a general licence.
  • noun Sponsorship, in means of money, by a company, business or enterprise.
  • noun Support from an important, renowned figure of a media (celebrity, politics, sports, etc.), to get back up.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun formal and explicit approval
  • noun a signature that validates something
  • noun the act of endorsing
  • noun a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)
  • noun a speech seconding a motion

Etymologies

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endorse +‎ -ment

Examples

  • Aside from trying to breathe new life into Grayson's foundering campaign, the endorsement is a sign of just how much McConnell, the Senate minority leader, has riding on the election.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, May 5, 2010

  • Why anyone would want his endorsement is amazing and very short sighted.

    Source: Rubio campaign asked for Cheney's backing

  • As a minister in the United Church of Christ, I trust deeply in the Constitutional principle of separation of church and state and my endorsement is therefore a personal one and does not reflect on the church I serve or my denomination.

    President Barack Obama

  • "This endorsement is an honor and I promise to fight for my district with as much vigor and initiative as Governor Christie does for New Jersey residents."

    Gov. Chris Christie Endorses Michael Grimm In NY-13

  • Note: As a minister in the United Church of Christ, I trust deeply in the Constitutional principle of separation of church and state and my endorsement is therefore a personal one and does not reflect on the church I serve or my denomination.

    2008 Election

  • As a minister in the United Church of Christ, I trust deeply in the Constitutional principle of separation of church and state and my endorsement is therefore a personal one and does not reflect on the church I serve or my denomination.

    Weblogs

  • As a minister in the United Church of Christ, I trust deeply in the Constitutional principle of separation of church and state and my endorsement is therefore a personal one and does not reflect on the church I serve or my denomination.

    "If You're Out There"

  • As a minister in the United Church of Christ, I trust deeply in the Constitutional principle of separation of church and state and my endorsement is therefore a personal one and does not reflect on the church I serve or my denomination.

    The Rev. Chuck Currie:

  • As a minister in the United Church of Christ, I trust deeply in the Constitutional principle of separation of church and state and my endorsement is therefore a personal one and does not reflect on the church I serve or my denomination.

    "If You're Out There"

  • As a minister in the United Church of Christ, I trust deeply in the Constitutional principle of separation of church and state and my endorsement is therefore a personal one and does not reflect on the church I serve or my denomination.

    2008 Election

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