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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indorse  \In*dorse"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Indorsed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Indorsing}.]  [LL.  indorsare  See  {Endorse}.]  [Written 
  also  {endorse}.] 
  1.  To  cover  the  back  of  to  load  or  burden.  [Obs.] 
 
  Elephants  indorsed  with  towers.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  write  upon  the  back  or  outside  of  a  paper  or  letter,  as 
  a  direction,  heading,  memorandum,  or  address. 
 
  3.  (Law  &  Com.)  To  write  one's  name  alone  or  with  other 
  words  upon  the  back  of  (a  paper),  for  the  purpose  of 
  transferring  it  or  to  secure  the  payment  of  a  ?ote, 
  draft,  or  the  like  to  guarantee  the  payment,  fulfillment, 
  performance,  or  validity  of  or  to  certify  something  upon 
  the  back  of  (a  check,  draft,  writ,  warrant  of  arrest, 
  etc.). 
 
  4.  To  give  one's  name  or  support  to  to  sanction;  to  aid  by 
  approval;  to  approve;  as  to  indorse  an  opinion. 
 
  {To  indorse  in  blank},  to  write  one's  name  on  the  back  of  a 
  note  or  bill,  leaving  a  blank  to  be  filled  by  the  holder. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endorse  \En*dorse"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Endorsed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Endorsing}.]  [Formerly  endosse,  fr  F.  endosser  to 
  put  on  the  back  to  endorse;  pref.  en-  (L.  in)  +  dos  back  L. 
  dorsum.  See  {Dorsal},  and  cf  {Indorse}.] 
  Same  as  {Indorse}. 
 
  Note:  Both  endorse  and  indorse  are  used  by  good  writers;  but 
  the  tendency  is  to  the  more  general  use  of  indorse  and 
  its  derivatives  indorsee,  indorser,  and  indorsement. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endorse  \En*dorse"\,  n.  (Her.) 
  A  subordinary,  resembling  the  pale,  but  of  one  fourth  its 
  width  (according  to  some  writers,  one  eighth). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  endorse 
  v  1:  be  behind;  support  or  vote  for  "He  plumped  for  the  Labor 
  Party";  "I  backed  Kennedy  in  1960"  [syn:  {back},  {plump 
  for},  {plunk  for},  {support}] 
  2:  give  support  or  one's  blessing  to  "I'll  second  that 
  motion";  "I  can't  back  this  plan";  "endorse  a  new  project" 
  [syn:  {second},  {back},  {indorse}] 
  3:  guarantee  as  meeting  a  certain  standard;  "certified  grade 
  AAA  meat"  [syn:  {certify}] 
  4:  of  documents  or  cheques 




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