accredit and certify usually imply official endorsement attesting to conformity to set standards.
the board voted to accredit the college
must be certified to teach
Examples of endorse in a Sentence
The newspaper has endorsed the conservative candidate for mayor.
We do not endorse their position.
She endorses a line of clothing.
That brand of sneaker is endorsed by several basketball stars.
You must endorse the check before you deposit it in the bank.
Recent Examples on the WebAnd New Hampshire’s former Republican national committeeman, Steve Duprey, endorsed Biden over Trump in 2020.—Steve Peoples, Chicago Tribune, 16 Sep. 2023 Unions don’t typically endorse candidates this early in the race, with the April 2 election still more than six months away.—Zachariah Hughes, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Sep. 2023 Nor does Deloitte advocate or endorse any individuals or entities featured on the episodes.—Fortune Editors, Fortune, 15 Sep. 2023 Meanwhile, the president's political foes have latched onto Hunter Biden's overseas business dealings to level allegations depicting the entire Biden family as corrupt, despite uncovering no clear evidence to date indicating that Joe Biden profited from or meaningfully endorsed his son's work.—Lucien Bruggeman, ABC News, 15 Sep. 2023 The Republican Study Committee, the largest group of GOP lawmakers in the House, endorsed Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) plan to pass a short-term continuing resolution as Congress continues to hammer out negotiations over government spending.—Cami Mondeaux, Washington Examiner, 14 Sep. 2023 Thousands of Oregon and Washington health care workers have voted to endorse a strike against Kaiser Permanente, accusing the health system of unfair labor practices amid contract negotiations.—oregonlive, 14 Sep. 2023 The document highlights that Senate Republicans such as Josh Hawley have introduced congruent legislation, and committee members from both sides endorsed probes into companies such as Amazon and Google.—Ryan Yonk, National Review, 13 Sep. 2023 Instead, senators asked Altman for advice on how to regulate AI, a pursuit Altman enthusiastically endorsed.—Steven Levy, WIRED, 5 Sep. 2023 See More
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alteration of obsolete endoss, from Middle English endosen, from Anglo-French endosser, to put on, don, write on the back of, from en- + dos back, from Latin dorsum