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endorsement

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noun en·dorse·ment \in-ˈdȯr-smənt, en-\

Simple Definition of endorsement

  • : a public or official statement of support or approval

  • : the act of publicly saying that you like or use a product or service in exchange for money

  • : the act or result of writing your name on the back of a check

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of endorsement

  1. 1 :  the act or process of endorsing

  2. 2 a :  something that is written in the process of endorsing b :  a provision added to an insurance contract altering its scope or application

  3. 3 :  sanction, approval <went ahead without the endorsement of his boss>

  4. 4 :  money earned from a product recommendation <made millions in salary and endorsements>

Examples of endorsement in a sentence

  1. The newspaper has announced its political endorsements.

  2. We're pleased that the project has received your endorsement.

  3. Without official endorsement, the project cannot proceed.

  4. Many retired athletes are able to make a lot of money by doing product endorsements.

  5. The bank requires that someone witness the endorsement of the check.

  6. We need your endorsement before we can cash this check.

  7. the endorsement of a license

  8. receive an endorsement for speeding



1547

First Known Use of endorsement

1547

Variants of endorsement

also

indorsement

\in-\

Rhymes with endorsement


Law Dictionary

endorsement

noun en·dorse·ment

Legal Definition of endorsement

  1. 1 :  the act or process of endorsing

  2. 2 :  an inscription (as a signature or notation) on a document or instrument; especially :  an inscription usually on the back of a negotiable instrument that transfers or guarantees the instrument blank endorsement :  an endorsement (as a signature) of a negotiable instrument that does not name a transferee and that makes the instrument payable to bearer —called also endorsement in blank qualified endorsement :  an endorsement of a negotiable instrument with words (as “without recourse”) that limit or qualify the endorser's liability restrictive endorsement :  an endorsement of a negotiable instrument with words (as “for deposit only”) that limit the further negotiation of the instrument Editor's note: A restrictive endorsement does not prevent further negotiation of the instrument under the Uniform Commercial Code. special endorsement :  an endorsement of a negotiable instrument with words (as “Pay to Jane Doe”) that make the instrument payable to a specified person

  3. 3 :  a provision added to an insurance policy that alters its coverage <a theft endorsement>



Variants of endorsement

also

indorsement



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