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English verb: endorse

1. endorse (social) be behind; approve of


SamplesHe plumped for the Labor Party.
I backed Kennedy in 1960.


Synonymsback, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)approve, O.K., okay, sanction


Narrower (hyponym)champion, defend, guarantee, warrant


Verb groupback, endorse, indorse, second

2. endorse (social) give support or one's approval to


SamplesI'll second that motion.
I can't back this plan.
Endorse a new project.


Synonymsback, indorse, second


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)back up, support


Verb groupback, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support

3. endorse (social) guarantee as meeting a certain standard


SamplesCertified grade AAA meat.


Synonymscertify, indorse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)guarantee, warrant

4. endorse (communication) sign as evidence of legal transfer


SamplesEndorse cheques.


Synonymsindorse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)sign


Narrower (hyponym)co-sign, cosign, visa









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