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

endorse (indorse)

v. 1) to sign one's name to the back of a check, bill of exchange or other negotiable instrument with the intention of making it cashable or transferable. 2) to pledge support to a program, proposal, or candidate. (See; endorsement)


verb approve, attest, authenticate, back, certify, commend, confirm, ratify, sanction, second, support, validate
See also: abet, accept, accredit, acknowledge, adduce, advocate, affirm, agree, allow, approve, assent, assist, assure, attest, authorize, avouch, bear, bond, brand, certify, close, coincide, concede, concur, confirm, consent, constitute, corroborate, cosign, countenance, countersign, declare, embrace, encourage, ensure, espouse, establish, favor, guarantee, justify, let, mark, pass, permit, qualify, recommend, sanction, seal, side, sign, sponsor, subscribe, support, sustain, underwrite, uphold, validate, vouch, witness
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African-American and Hispanic residents are slightly more endorsing of the effort - although all races/ethnicities do support it: African-Americans 91 percent, Hispanics 94 percent, Whites 80 percent.
But other panelists pointed out that members of the clergy have a clear right to address political issues from the pulpit, noting that the only thing they are barred from doing is endorsing or opposing candidates for public office.
That is not to say that we may not put out voter guides and let people see what people believe on issues, but we won't be endorsing any candidates.
13 and then endorsing the candidate during Sunday services at Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church.
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Many leaders said they trust Sweeney's judgment and want to avoid divisions, adding that they would be willing to follow him if he insisted that endorsing Gore now was the wisest course for the labor movement.
79 and WebTrust work completed by the other organizations represented exactly what was needed in this space -- instead of duplicating efforts, the PKI Forum is formally endorsing the standards already available.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles said Wednesday that a Pacoima priest violated church policy by endorsing City Council candidate Alex Padilla in political mailings and during church Masses.
Commenting on the reason that the CMGC was endorsing candidates for the first time, he commented:
Ernani Bernardi, former Los Angeles City Council member from the San Fernando Valley, is scheduled to announce today he is endorsing Alex Padilla in the June runoff for the 7th District seat Bernardi held for 32 years.
Leaders in Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) technology announced today that they are collectively endorsing HDSL2, a high-performance symmetric, standard-based DSL service for the business access market segment.
Cardenas, who is considering endorsing a third candidate, described Montanez as bright, energetic and talented.