Definition of endorsement
1 : the act or process of endorsing
2a : something that is written in the process of endorsingb : a provision added to an insurance contract altering its scope or application
4 : money earned from a product recommendation made millions in salary and endorsements
Examples of endorsement in a Sentence
The newspaper has announced its political endorsements.
We're pleased that the project has received your endorsement.
Without official endorsement, the project cannot proceed.
Many retired athletes are able to make a lot of money by doing product endorsements.
The bank requires that someone witness the endorsement of the check.
We need your endorsement before we can cash this check.
the endorsement of a license
receive an endorsement for speeding
Recent Examples of endorsement from the Web
Standing in the heart of Europe, Trump publicly lectured NATO partners about their military commitments and offered no explicit endorsement for the collective defense agreement at the core of trans-Atlantic security for decades.
This week, Edmonson gave her formal endorsement by sponsoring the legislation allowing Miami-Dade to sell a truck depot to the Beckham team in a no-bid deal that goes before the commission on Tuesday, June 6.
Rouhani will next receive the endorsement of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and will be inaugurated in August.
ESPN reported Newton had $12 million in endorsements in 2016, 3.7 million Instagram followers, 2 million Facebook followers and 945,000 Twitter followers.
But that shouldn’t be read as an endorsement, a spokesman for VanderSloot said.
Montana’s major newspapers withdrew their endorsements of Gianforte on Thursday.
Despite his famous name, the wealthy businessman previously has gone after some establishment elements of the Democratic Party, including dismissing the power of an endorsement from the Cook County Democratic organization.
Three of the largest daily papers in the state rescinded their endorsements of him.
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First Known Use of endorsement
ENDORSEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of endorsement for English Language Learners
: 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
Legal Definition of endorsement
1 : the act or process of endorsing
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 : a provision added to an insurance policy that alters its coverage a theft endorsement
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