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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indorsement  \In*dorse"ment\,  n.  [From  {Indorse};  cf 
  {Endorsement}.]  [Written  also  {endorsement}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  writing  on  the  back  of  a  note,  bill,  or  other 
  written  instrument. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  written  on  the  back  of  a  note,  bill,  or 
  other  paper,  as  a  name  an  order  for  or  a  receipt  of 
  payment,  or  the  return  of  an  officer,  etc.;  a  writing, 
  usually  upon  the  back  but  sometimes  on  the  face,  of  a 
  negotiable  instrument,  by  which  the  property  therein  is 
  assigned  and  transferred.  --Story.  Byles.  Burrill 
 
  3.  Sanction,  support,  or  approval;  as  the  indorsement  of  a 
  rumor,  an  opinion,  a  course,  conduct. 
 
  {Blank  indorsement}.  See  under  {Blank}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endorsement  \En*dorse"ment\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  endossement.] 
  Same  as  {Indorsement}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  endorsement 
  n  1:  a  promotional  statement  (as  found  on  the  dust  jackets  of 
  books)  [syn:  {blurb}] 
  2:  a  speech  seconding  a  motion;  "do  I  hear  a  second?"  [syn:  {second}] 
  3:  formal  and  explicit  approval  [syn:  {sanction},  {countenance}, 
  {warrant},  {imprimatur}] 
  4:  a  signature  that  endorses  something 
  5:  the  act  of  endorsing 




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