1 a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books); "the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book" [syn: indorsement, blurb]
3 formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement" [syn: sanction, countenance, indorsement, warrant, imprimatur]
4 a signature that validates something; "the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement" [syn: indorsement]
5 the act of endorsing; "a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements" [syn: indorsement]
- the act or quality of endorsing
- George W. Bush's reelection can be interpreted as an endorsement of his Iraq policy.
Endorsement may refer to:
- Political endorsement
- Endorsement terrorism
- Endorsement test, a U.S. Supreme Court test for Church-State separation
- Endorsement (advertising), or testimonal, written or spoken statement extolling the virtue of some product, typically a contract to promote a product by a celebrity or athlete.
- A notation made on a Driver's license
- A signature on a negotiable instrument indicating a person's intent to become a party to the instrument.
- A specific example of the above, the signature on the back of a check, authorizing it to be deposited by a holder in due course.
- Java programming language, where ""endorsed"" is a sub-directory in a lib directory, in which the contained classes are treated differently from classes in regular classpath.
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