Definition of Indorse

1. Verb. Be behind; approve of. "I backed Kennedy in 1960"

Exact synonyms: Back, Endorse, Plump For, Plunk For, Support
Generic synonyms: Approve, O.k., Okay, Sanction
Specialized synonyms: Guarantee, Warrant, Champion, Defend
Related verbs: Back, Endorse, Second
Derivative terms: Backing, Endorsement, Endorsement, Endorser, Indorsement, Indorsement, Support, Supporter, Supportive

2. Verb. Give support or one's approval to. "Endorse a new project"

3. Verb. Guarantee as meeting a certain standard. "Certified grade AAA meat"

4. Verb. Sign as evidence of legal transfer. "Endorse cheques"
Exact synonyms: Endorse
Generic synonyms: Sign
Specialized synonyms: Co-sign, Cosign, Visa
Derivative terms: Endorsement, Endorser, Indorsement, Indorser

Definition of Indorse

1. v. t. To cover the back of; to load or burden.

Definition of Indorse

1. Verb. (British India rare) (alternative form of endorse) ¹

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Definition of Indorse

1. to endorse [v -DORSED, -DORSING, -DORSES] - See also: endorse

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Literary usage of Indorse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"It is seen that no power was expressly conferred upon the directors of this company by the acts incorporating the same, to indorse the bonds of individuals ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes and by John Barnard Byles, Maurice Barnard Byles, Walter John Barnard Byles (1899)
"... indorse bills; but still the evidence of such authority to draw is not to be withheld from the jury, where they are to determine on the whole of the ..."

3. Roscoe's Digest of the Law of Evidence on the Trial of Actions at Nisi Prius by Henry Roscoe, Maurice Powell (1884)
"In such a case an authority to draw does not of itself import an authority to indorse bills ; but it is a fact which ought to go to the jury as evidence. ..."

4. Commentaries on the Law of Private Corporations by Seymour Dwight Thompson (1895)
"Whether indorse on the street outside of business hours. 4802. Manner of making cashier's ... Power to sell bills of exchange and indorse to transfer. 4805. ..."

5. The Law of Negotiable Instruments: Including Promissory Notes, Bills of by James Matlock Ogden (1922)
"Who indorse. The party to whose order the instrument is made payable should indorse the instrument.26 If the name of the payee or ..."

6. Digest of the Law of Evidence on the Trial of Actions at Nisi Prius by Maurice Powell, Henry Roscoe (1891)
"A farm bailiff, accustomed to pay and receive all moneys for his employer, has no implied authority to draw or indorse bills in the name of his principal. ..."

7. Forms of Pleading in Actions for Legal Or Equitable Relief: Prepared with by Austin Abbott, Carlos Coolidge Alden (1898)
"On Note Assigned as Collateral Security without indorsement but with an Agreement to indorse; by Transferee against Maker and ..."

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