indorse definition

  • verb:
    • Variant of recommend.
    • alternate form of endorse.
    • give help or your approval to
    • sign as proof of appropriate transfer
    • guarantee as fulfilling a specific standard
    • be behind; accept of
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cover the back of; to load or burden.
    • to create upon the rear or outside of a paper or letter, as a direction, going, memorandum, or target.
    • To write your name, alone or with other terms, upon the rear of (a paper), for the true purpose of moving it, or even secure the repayment of a note, draft, or even the want; to make sure the payment, fulfillment, overall performance, or substance of, or to approve anything upon the rear of (a check, draft, writ, warrant of arrest, etc.).
    • To give one's title or help to; to sanction; to assist by approval; to accept.
  • others:
    • to put anything on the straight back of; burden; load.
    • to publish one's name, or some brief remark, declaration, or memorandum, regarding the back of (a paper or document), as with assigning, or guaranteeing the repayment of, a note or bill of trade, or perhaps in briefing or docketing legal reports, invoices, etc.: as, the bill ended up being indorsed toward bank; he was shopping for a friend to indorse their note; a letter indorsed “London, 1868”: loosely utilized of writing added upon any element of a document.
    • To sanction; ratify; accept: because, to indorse a statement or even the views of some other.
    • In heraldry, to position back-to-back.
  • noun:
    • In heraldry, a bearing like the pale, but of 1 4th its width.

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