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en·dorse / enˈdôrs/ • v. [tr.] 1. declare one's public approval or support of: the report was endorsed by the college. ∎  recommend (a product) in an advertisement. 2. sign (a check or bill of exchange) on the back as payee or to make it payable to someone other than the stated payee. ∎  (usu. be endorsed on) write (a comment) on the front or back of a document. DERIVATIVES: en·dors·a·ble adj. en·dors·er n.

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endorsecoarse, corse, course, divorce, endorse (US indorse), enforce, force, gorse, hoarse, horse, morse, Norse, perforce, reinforce, sauce, source, torse •Wilberforce • workforce • packhorse •carthorse • racehorse • sea horse •hobby horse • Whitehorse •sawhorse, warhorse •clothes horse • shire horse •workhorse • racecourse • concourse •intercourse • watercourse •outsource

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endorse write, put one's signature, etc., on the back of XVI; (after endorsement ratification XVII) confirm, countenance XIX. — medL. indorsāre, f. IN-1 + L. dorsum back.

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ENDORSE

To sign a paper or document, thereby making it possible for the rights represented therein to pass to another individual. Also spelled indorse.

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