Definition of endorsement in English:


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(also indorsement)
  • 1An act of giving one's public approval or support to someone or something.

    ‘the issue of full independence received overwhelming endorsement’
    • ‘checks requiring endorsement’
    • ‘the package was regarded as an endorsement of the government's reform program’
    • ‘the entertainer made millions from Pepsi endorsements’
    • ‘When Litan asks consumers that question, she finds that banks get the highest endorsement, with support from 47% of the public.’
    • ‘Search engines interpret links to your site as an indicator of public endorsement.’
    • ‘‘I think they're seeking approval, endorsement and even promotion of their lifestyle,’ said the Reverend.’
    • ‘Any commercial product presented or displayed within the educational activity is not indicative of endorsement or approval by The Institute.’
    • ‘In the past, female candidates waged less professional campaigns, gathered less financial support and fewer endorsements.’
    • ‘Nothing about the descriptions bothered me and the endorsements swayed me to support it.’
    • ‘He added that the country has also received verbal support from other countries who did not want to make their endorsements public just yet.’
    • ‘In contrast, near the end of the election, even individuals who should not have made public endorsements spoke out.’
    • ‘That's why the public want a UN endorsement for a war before we join in.’
    • ‘It is difficult to see this as anything other than an endorsement of an encouragement to illegal activity.’
    • ‘‘I'm absolutely delighted to receive this overwhelming endorsement,’ he said.’
    • ‘Mention of companies or trade names does not constitute endorsement of a product.’
    • ‘Watch any episode and you can see, as well as hear, endorsements for various products and companies.’
    • ‘He immediately loved the product and offered his endorsement.’
    • ‘Use of brand names is for clarity only and not intended as an endorsement of one product over another.’
    • ‘The launch also saw the book receive another ringing endorsement.’
    • ‘The selling of state-owned property began in 1998, but has only recently won official endorsement.’
    • ‘The next phase of the transfer of power has won unanimous endorsement from the Security Council.’
    • ‘The second area of concern is the contentious issue of passenger endorsements on licences for taxi drivers and bus drivers.’
    • ‘If that's not an enthusiastic endorsement, I don't know what is.’
    support, backing, approval, seal of approval, agreement, acceptance, recommendation, advocacy, championship, patronage
    countersigning, signing on the back, autographing, initialling, inscribing, superscribing
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  • 2A clause in an insurance policy detailing an exemption from or change in coverage.

    ‘Request additional insured endorsements and certificates of insurance from all independent contractors who conduct programs in your name, or come on your premises.’
    • ‘Often these changes are done through endorsements to the insurance contract.’
    • ‘This endorsement extends the liability insurance in your business automobile policy to individual employees who rent a vehicle in their own names while on your business.’
    • ‘Insurance policies typically have limitations, exclusions, inclusions and endorsements that are confusing and in some cases mutually contradictory.’
    • ‘The latter is undoubtedly the case because there is a copy of the disclaimer with an endorsement indicating that the claimant had refused to sign it.’
    • ‘I suggest that the endorsement on the record read as follows.’
    • ‘The policy schedule conditions and endorsements shall be read together as one contract and any word or expression in which a specific meaning has been attached in any part shall bear the same meaning wherever it appears.’
    • ‘Our provision of insurance under this policy is conditional upon you observing and fulfilling the terms, provisions, conditions and endorsements of this policy.’
    • ‘See my endorsement dated June 13, 2003, attached as Schedule B to these reasons.’
  • 3The action of endorsing a check or bill of exchange.



/inˈdôrsmənt/ /ɪnˈdɔrsmənt/ /enˈdôrsmənt/ /ɛnˈdɔrsmənt/