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Definition of "endorse" []

  • To write one's signature on the back of (a check, for example) as evidence of the legal transfer of its ownership, especially in return for the cash or credit indicated on its face. (verb-transitive)
  • To place (one's signature), as on a contract, to indicate approval of its contents or terms. (verb-transitive)
  • To acknowledge (receipt of payment) by signing a bill, draft, or other instrument. (verb-transitive)
  • To give approval of or support to, especially by public statement; sanction: endorse a political candidate. See Synonyms at approve. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "endorse" in a sentence
  • "Any body McCain endorse is a big joke like his selection of Sara Palin."
  • ""The word 'endorse,' in my view, means 'sign,'" she wrote."
  • "The steak comes with a side of my buttA message we endorse from the good people at Gawker [...] nick says:"