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Variant of endorse.
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a variant spelling of endorse
inˈdorser, inˈdorsor n
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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]
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Past participle: indorsed
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|Verb||1.||indorse - be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"|
warrant, guarantee - stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"
|2.||indorse - 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"
|3.||indorse - guarantee as meeting a certain standard; "certified grade AAA meat"|
|4.||indorse - 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"
visa - provide (a passport) with a visa
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