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Definition 1: the act of endorsing - [noun denoting act]

Samples where endorsement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements

Synonyms for endorsement in the sense of this definition

(endorsement is a kind of ...) aiding the cause or policy or interests of

"the president no longer has the support of his own party" "they developed a scheme of mutual support"

(... is a kind of endorsement ) kindly endorsement and guidance

"the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"

Definition 2: formal and explicit approval - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where endorsement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

Synonyms for endorsement in the sense of this definition

(endorsement is a kind of ...) a message expressing a favorable opinion

"words of approval seldom passed his lips"

(... is a kind of endorsement ) an endorsement

"they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"

(... is a kind of endorsement ) an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it

(... is a kind of endorsement ) the phrase used by the official censor of the Roman Catholic Church to say that a publication has been examined and contains nothing offensive to the church

Definition 3: a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where endorsement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book

Synonyms for endorsement in the sense of this definition

(endorsement is a kind of ...) a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution

"the packaging of new ideas"

Definition 4: a speech seconding a motion - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where endorsement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • do I hear a second?

Synonyms for endorsement in the sense of this definition

(endorsement is a kind of ...) the verbal act of agreeing

Definition 5: a signature that validates something - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where endorsement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement

Synonyms for endorsement in the sense of this definition

(endorsement is a kind of ...) your name written in your own handwriting

(... is a kind of endorsement ) an endorsement on commercial paper naming no payee and so payable to the bearer

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