Definition of Indorsement

1. Noun. A promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books). "The author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"

Exact synonyms: Blurb, Endorsement
Generic synonyms: Packaging, Promotion, Promotional Material, Publicity
Derivative terms: Endorse, Endorse, Indorse

2. Noun. A speech seconding a motion. "Do I hear a second?"
Exact synonyms: Endorsement, Second, Secondment
Generic synonyms: Agreement
Derivative terms: Indorse, Second, Second

3. Noun. Formal and explicit approval. "A Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
Exact synonyms: Countenance, Endorsement, Imprimatur, Sanction, Warrant
Generic synonyms: Approval, Commendation
Specialized synonyms: O.k., Ok, Okay, Okeh, Okey, Visa, Nihil Obstat
Derivative terms: Countenance, Endorse, Indorse, Sanction, Sanction

4. Noun. A signature that validates something. "The cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement"
Exact synonyms: Endorsement
Generic synonyms: Signature
Specialized synonyms: Blank Endorsement, Endorsement In Blank
Derivative terms: Endorse, Indorse

5. Noun. The act of endorsing. "A star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements"
Exact synonyms: Endorsement
Generic synonyms: Support
Specialized synonyms: Aegis, Auspices, Protection
Derivative terms: Endorse, Endorse, Indorse

Definition of Indorsement

1. n. The act of writing on the back of a note, bill, or other written instrument.

Definition of Indorsement

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of endorsement) ¹

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Definition of Indorsement

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indorsement

indophenol method
indophenol oxidase

Literary usage of Indorsement

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

1. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"The indorsement must be an indorsement of the entire instrument. ... An indorsement may be either special or in blank; and it may also be either restrictive ..."

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)
"An indorsement in full, besides the signature of the indorser, expresses in whose favour the indorsement is made. Thus, nn indorsement in full, by A. B, ..."

3. Handbook of the Law of Bills and Notes by Charles Phelps Norton, William Underhill Moore, Harold McLean Wilkie (1914)
"indorsement without Recourse, Conditional and Restrictive indorsement. ... indorsement—Is the writing of the name of the indorser on the instrument with the ..."

4. Business Law: A Working Manual of Every-day Law by Thomas Conyngton (1920)
"Blank or Special indorsement § 33-—An indorsement may be either special or in ... A special indorsement specifies the person to whom, or to whose order the ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on Bills of Exchange, Checks on Bankers, Promissory by Joseph Chitty (1818)
"An indorsement in full, or special indorsement, is so called, because the indorser not only writes his name or that of his firm, but expresses therein in ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"value before maturity where it appeared that the money paid by plaintiff for such notes had been turned over to the corporation, the president's indorsement ..."

7. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"On the first proposition, as to whether such an indorsement would in fact ... 307 which was a euit on a note bearing the following indorsement to wit: "I ..."

8. A Treatise on the Law of Negotiable Instruments by John Warwick Daniel, Charles Alexander Douglass (1903)
"Kinds of indorsement.— An indorsement may be either special or in blank; and it may also ... Special indorsement; indorsement in blank—A special indorsement ..."

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