What does endorsement mean?

Definitions for endorsement
ɛnˈdɔrs mənten·dorse·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. endorsement, indorsement, blurbnoun

    a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)

    "the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"

  2. second, secondment, endorsement, indorsementnoun

    a speech seconding a motion

    "do I hear a second?"

  3. sanction, countenance, endorsement, indorsement, warrant, imprimaturnoun

    formal and explicit approval

    "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"

  4. endorsement, indorsementnoun

    a signature that validates something

    "the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement"

  5. endorsement, indorsementnoun

    the act of endorsing

    "a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements"


  1. endorsementnoun

    The act or quality of endorsing

  2. endorsementnoun

    An amendment or added notation to an insurance contract or other official document (such as a driving licence).

    Mr. Jones paid extra for the flood damage endorsement on his house insurance.

  3. endorsementnoun

    An instructor's signed acknowledgement of time practising specific flying skills.

    Once she obtained the endorsement of her night flying hours, Joanna was approved to take the pilot's examination.

  4. endorsementnoun

    Permission to carry out a specific skill or application in a field in which the practitioner already has a general licence.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Endorsementnoun

    Etymology: from endorse.

    Th’ endorsement of supreme delight,
    Writ by a friend, and with his blood. George Herbert.


  1. endorsement

    Endorsement is a formal and public declaration of support or approval, often by an influential or authoritative entity. It can refer to a statement made in advertising by a celebrity or another public figure, attesting to the quality of a product or service. In terms of legal context, endorsement might refer to a written amendment to an insurance policy, or a signature on a check or other negotiable instrument, verifying its authenticity or transferring ownership.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Endorsementnoun

    same as Indorsement

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. endossement.]

Suggested Resources

  1. Endorsement

    Indorsement vs. Endorsement -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Indorsement and Endorsement.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of endorsement in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of endorsement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of endorsement in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    Why did Mitt Romney BEG me for my endorsement four years ago?

  2. Enes Kanter Freedom:

    He said, ‘I have so much things that I want to say, but I cannot because these teams got us,’ if you want another contract, if you want more endorsement deals, if you want other companies to work with you, you have to keep your mouth shut. You cannot criticize the league, the companies, Nike, or whoever - the players or superstars.

  3. Preeti Dawra:

    Trump is completely welcomed by the community, his presence is an indication of his support and endorsement of the strengthening of India's relations with America. This event is about strengthening those ties.

  4. Michael Jordan:

    My game was my biggest endorsement. Believe me, if I was averaging two points and three rebounds, I wouldn't have signed anything with anybody.

  5. Young Kim:

    Haleys endorsement and support underscored the importance of my candidacy and the candidacy of so many other women candidates, she provided support and helped build on our campaigns momentum.

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