1 be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960" [syn: back, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support]
2 give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project" [syn: second, back, indorse]
4 of documents or cheques [syn: indorse]
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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