verb (used with object), en·dorsed, en·dors·ing.Also indorse (for defs. 1-6).
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Origin of endorse
OTHER WORDS FROM endorse
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH endorseapprove, endorse
Example sentences from the Web for endorse
Al-Zarqawi believed in the importance of purging apostates – something his follower clearly endorses.
The program currently endorses 889 foods as “heart-healthy.”
Vladimir Putin endorses plan to tweet about Barneys models from bathroom of his/her choice.Up to a Point: PJ O’Rourke on Sochi and Senate Slackers|P. J. O’Rourke|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
AIPAC president Michael Kessen spoke on Israel and the Kerry peace initiative, which he said AIPAC “heartily” endorses.How the Chuck Hagel Fight Changed the American Jewish Landscape in Washington|J. J. Goldberg|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Harry Shearer, star of This Is Spinal Tap and The Simpsons, endorses this theory.Why Late-Night Jokes About Romney Really Outnumber Those About Obama|Lloyd Grove|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Whiteman endorses the principles of the republican party and gives his loyal support to its candidates at the polls.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
John T. Stuart, who was Lincoln's first partner, substantially endorses the above.Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2 (of 2)|William H. Herndon
He himself speaks of it as very puerile and silly—a verdict which Chambers endorses, but in which I cannot agree.Robert Burns|Principal Shairp.
May I not go even so far as to say that the gentlest and most peace-loving of religions endorses this aspiration?
Do not hold the Republican party responsible for this decision, unless the Republican party endorses it.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
British Dictionary definitions for endorse
- to sign the back of (a negotiable document) to transfer ownership of the rights to a specified payee
- to specify (a designated sum) as transferable to another as payee