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 WebCindy McCain, his widow, endorsed Mr. Biden for president in 2020.—Caroline Linton, CBS News, 28 Sep. 2023 In 2021, sensing an opportunity to cash in on the fervor, crypto businesses spent hundreds of millions of dollars recruiting celebrities to endorse their services.—WIRED, 27 Sep. 2023 While the union has withheld its support for Biden after endorsing him in 2020, UAW President Shawn Fain appeared at Biden’s side during his visit Tuesday and remained deeply critical of Trump.—Jill Colvin, Fortune, 27 Sep. 2023 The Chinese state endorsed—or benignly neglected—the spontaneous, bottom-up explosion of rural entrepreneurship, and the reformist leadership deserved full credit for not stifling it.—Yasheng Huang, Foreign Affairs, 25 Sep. 2023 Meren is endorsed by the local Democratic Party, and Jackson by the Republican.—Karina Elwood, Washington Post, 22 Sep. 2023 Just a few days ago, Trump revelled once again in praise from Putin, who has all but endorsed the former President’s campaign to return to the White House in 2024.—Susan B. Glasser, The New Yorker, 21 Sep. 2023 Thune has endorsed fellow Senator Tim Scott, and there’s no love lost between the mild-mannered South Dakotan and the bombastic former president.—Grace Segers, The New Republic, 20 Sep. 2023 And New Hampshire’s former Republican national committeeman, Steve Duprey, endorsed Biden over Trump in 2020.—Steve Peoples, Chicago Tribune, 16 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