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en·dorse

 (ĕn-dôrs′) also in·dorse (ĭn-)
tr.v. en·dorsed, en·dors·ing, en·dors·es also in·dorsed or in·dors·ing or in·dors·es
1.
a. To express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction: endorse a change in policy; endorse a political candidate.
b. To recommend (a product), often in exchange for payment, as in an advertisement.
2. To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
3. To write one's signature on the back of (an instrument) to transfer the rights available under that instrument to another party.
4. To place (one's signature), as on a contract, to indicate approval of its contents or terms.
5. To acknowledge (receipt of payment) by signing a bill, draft, or other instrument.

[Middle English endosen, to sign (a document, originally by writing on its back), approve, from Anglo-Norman endosser, from Medieval Latin indorsāre : Latin in-, upon, in; see en-1 + Latin dorsum, back.]

en·dors′a·ble adj.
en·dors′er, en·dor′sor n.

endorse

(ɪnˈdɔːs) or

indorse

vb (tr)
1. to give approval or sanction to
2. (Banking & Finance) to sign (one's name) on the back of (a cheque, etc) to specify oneself as payee
3. (Banking & Finance) commerce
a. to sign the back of (a negotiable document) to transfer ownership of the rights to a specified payee
b. to specify (a designated sum) as transferable to another as payee
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to write (a qualifying comment, recommendation, etc) on the back of a document
5. (Commerce) to sign (a document), as when confirming receipt of payment
6. (Law) chiefly Brit to record (a conviction) on (a driving licence)
[C16: from Old French endosser to put on the back, from en-1 + dos back, from Latin dorsum]
enˈdorsable, inˈdorsable adj
enˈdorser, enˈdorsor, inˈdorser, inˈdorsor n

en•dorse

(ɛnˈdɔrs)

v.t. -dorsed, -dors•ing.
1. to express approval or support of, esp. publicly: to endorse a political candidate.
2. to designate oneself as payee of (a check) by signing, usu. on the reverse side of the instrument.
3. to sign one's name on (a commercial document or other instrument).
4. to make over (a stated amount) to another as payee by one's endorsement.
5. to write (something) on the back of a document, paper, etc.
6. to acknowledge (payment) by placing one's signature on a bill, draft, etc.
[1575–85; variant of earlier indorse < Medieval Latin indorsāre= Latin in- in-2 + -dorsāre, derivative of dorsum back; replacing endoss, Middle English endossen < Old French endosser < Medieval Latin]
en•dors′a•ble, adj.
en•dors•ee′, n.
en•dors′er, n.
en•dor′sive, adj.

endorse


Past participle: endorsed
Gerund: endorsing

Imperative
endorse
endorse
Present
I endorse
you endorse
he/she/it endorses
we endorse
you endorse
they endorse
Preterite
I endorsed
you endorsed
he/she/it endorsed
we endorsed
you endorsed
they endorsed
Present Continuous
I am endorsing
you are endorsing
he/she/it is endorsing
we are endorsing
you are endorsing
they are endorsing
Present Perfect
I have endorsed
you have endorsed
he/she/it has endorsed
we have endorsed
you have endorsed
they have endorsed
Past Continuous
I was endorsing
you were endorsing
he/she/it was endorsing
we were endorsing
you were endorsing
they were endorsing
Past Perfect
I had endorsed
you had endorsed
he/she/it had endorsed
we had endorsed
you had endorsed
they had endorsed
Future
I will endorse
you will endorse
he/she/it will endorse
we will endorse
you will endorse
they will endorse
Future Perfect
I will have endorsed
you will have endorsed
he/she/it will have endorsed
we will have endorsed
you will have endorsed
they will have endorsed
Future Continuous
I will be endorsing
you will be endorsing
he/she/it will be endorsing
we will be endorsing
you will be endorsing
they will be endorsing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been endorsing
you have been endorsing
he/she/it has been endorsing
we have been endorsing
you have been endorsing
they have been endorsing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been endorsing
you will have been endorsing
he/she/it will have been endorsing
we will have been endorsing
you will have been endorsing
they will have been endorsing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been endorsing
you had been endorsing
he/she/it had been endorsing
we had been endorsing
you had been endorsing
they had been endorsing
Conditional
I would endorse
you would endorse
he/she/it would endorse
we would endorse
you would endorse
they would endorse
Past Conditional
I would have endorsed
you would have endorsed
he/she/it would have endorsed
we would have endorsed
you would have endorsed
they would have endorsed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.endorse - be behindendorse - be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
approve, O.K., okay, sanction - give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
warrant, guarantee - stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"
champion, defend - protect or fight for as a champion
second, endorse, indorse, back - give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"
2.endorse - give support or one's approval toendorse - give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"
back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support - be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
back up, support - give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
3.endorse - guarantee as meeting a certain standard; "certified grade AAA meat"
warrant, guarantee - stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"
4.endorse - sign as evidence of legal transfer; "endorse cheques"
sign - be engaged by a written agreement; "He signed to play the casino on Dec. 18"; "The soprano signed to sing the new opera"
cosign, co-sign - sign and endorse (another person's signature), as for a loan
visa - provide (a passport) with a visa

endorse

indorse
verb
2. sign, initial, countersign, sign on the back of, superscribe, undersign The payee must endorse the cheque.

endorse

verb
1. To affix one's signature to:
Idioms: put one's John Hancock on, set one's hand to.
2. To give one's consent to:
Informal: OK.
3. To aid the cause of by approving or favoring:
Idioms: align oneself with, go to bat for, take the part of.
Translations
يُسَجِّل مُخالَفَة مُروريُصَدِّق على، يُقِرُّيُوَقِّع على ظَهْر شَك
anmærkeendosseregodkendetilslutte sig
aláírforgathátirattal ellát
fallast á, styîjaframselja, rita nafn sitt áskrá brot
pasirašytipažymėti pražangą
apstiprinātatzīmēt pārkāpumuatzītžirēt
podpísať na opačnej stranepredierkovať kupón
ceza puanı yazmakciro etmekonaylamak

endorse

[ɪnˈdɔːs] VT
1. (= sign) [+ cheque, document] → endosar
2. (= approve) [+ opinion, claim, plan] → aprobar; (= support) [+ decision] → respaldar
3. (Brit) (Aut) to endorse a licenceanotar los detalles de una sanción en el permiso de conducir

endorse

[ɪnˈdɔːrs] vt
[+ proposal] → appuyer; [+ action, decision, plan] → approuver; [+ opinion, idea] → adhérer à; [+ statement] → être en accord avec; [+ person, candidate] → soutenir
I would happily endorse his statement → Je suis tout à fait en accord avec sa déclaration.
(COMMERCE) (= advertise) [+ product, company] → faire de la publicité pour
[+ cheque] → endosser
to have one's driving licence endorsed (British)perdre des points sur son permis de conduire

endorse

vt
document, chequeauf der Rückseite unterzeichnen, indossieren
(Brit Jur) driving licenceeine Strafe vermerken auf (+dat); I had my licence endorsedich bekam einen Strafvermerk auf meinem Führerschein
(= approve)billigen, unterschreiben (inf); product, companyempfehlen; I endorse thatdem stimme ich zu, dem pflichte ich bei

endorse

[ɪnˈdɔːs] vt (approve, opinion, claim, plan) → approvare, appoggiare (Brit) (driving licence) → annotare un'infrazione su; (sign, cheque) → girare

endorse

(inˈdoːs) verb
1. to write one's signature on the back of (a cheque).
2. to make a note of an offence on (a driving licence).
3. to give one's approval to (a decision, statement etc). The court endorsed the judge's decision.
enˈdorsement noun

endorse

vt. apoyar, endosar.
References in classic literature ?
We not only grant that claim, but we welcome it and strongly endorse it.
I endorse the last words written, but this time there is no doubt in question.
The writer praises that class of pleasure vessels, and I am willing to endorse his words, as any man who loves every craft afloat would be ready to do.
SIR,--I have duly received your note, in which you claim to endorse my views, although I am not aware that they are dependent upon endorsement either from you or anyone else.
I will conclude this chapter with a remark that I am sincerely proud to be able to make--and glad, as well, that my comrades cordially endorse it, to wit: by far the handsomest women we have seen in France were born and reared in America.
You will have to endorse that," he remarked in a matter-of-fact tone.
Puss appeared to endorse the sentiment by a loud purr and a graceful wave of her tail, and Polly returned to the subject from which these little vanities had beguiled her.
First she gets the endorse of the former prexy, Handsome Billy, and then she gets the Boomerang Effect endorse from nunother than Grover Buttinsky Norquist, The Man Who Can't Stop Talking.
MOST actors try to portray a holier- thanthou image and claim how they do not want to endorse products like cigarettes, tobacco and alcohol.
The Independent High Electoral Commission threatened of not conducting the elections on its time in the parliament fail to endorse the elections law on Thursday's session.
One function of that proposal would be to expand the military by at least 100,000 men--a target that belies Emanuel and Reed's assurance that they don't endorse a return to conscription.
Airports should not endorse Registered Traveler, ATA says.