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
Listing of a study on this site does not reflect endorsement by the National Institutes of Health.
Before the Aug. 1 primary, The Seattle Times is profiling leading candidates for Seattle mayor, selected based on civic involvement, endorsements, campaign activity and money raised.
Two very different books about being Roman Catholic and gay were released recently, each with an endorsement from a cardinal who oversees an archdiocese along the Hudson River.
Kenny Chesney Knoxville native Chesney drew $42.5 million with crowd-pleasing performances and commercial endorsements for Apple and Corona products, among others.
Heightened to reflect emotion, not true endorsement of killing.
A hyperlocal focus This summer, Education First Shawnee Mission, the parent group that emerged out of the December meeting, will announce endorsements for three school board seats up for grabs in a November election.
However, the long-lasting mineral foundation is sold online at Illuminaré's website, and perhaps with Butler's ringing endorsement more folks will make this part of their summer beauty routine.
With endorsement from Speak author Laurie Halse Anderson, this is set to be a crucial story for a generation of writers and poets.
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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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