What does endorsement mean?

Definitions for endorsement
ɛnˈdɔrs mənten·dorse·ment

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word endorsement.

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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Endorsementnoun

    same as Indorsement

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

Suggested Resources

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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. Paul Beck:

    There might have been a different dynamic had there only been one opponent and that opponent had been able to get the Trump endorsement. But the fact that it was divided, I think probably, in a way, influenced what Donald Trump was going to do, one could imagine in a perfect Trumpian world, he would've wanted to endorse whoever DeWine's opponent was. But then he's looking at the polls, and he's saying, United States know, if I were to endorse somebody, United States's not going to pull them over the top.

  2. Joe Trippi:

    And if an endorsement comes after the nomination it’s like ‘ehh,’.

  3. Brandon Bell/Getty Images:

    Many people have said that they think he's reassessing that. I think that would be great because if he had never endorsed Mo, I got to think I'd have a real shot at that endorsement. It would mean a lot to my campaign.

  4. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    What it shows is that the work we've put in here in New Hampshire, the plans we've laid out -- that people are taking them seriously and taking them to heart, and we're thrilled about the endorsement.

  5. Eric Trump:

    To get the endorsement, believe me, is a fantastic honor, i will not let you down.

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