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English noun: indorsement

1. indorsement (communication) a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)


SamplesThe author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book.


Synonymsblurb, endorsement


Broader (hypernym)packaging, promotion, promotional material, publicity

2. indorsement (communication) a speech seconding a motion


SamplesDo I hear a second?.


Synonymsendorsement, second, secondment


Broader (hypernym)agreement

3. indorsement (communication) formal and explicit approval


SamplesA Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement.


Synonymscountenance, endorsement, imprimatur, sanction, warrant


Broader (hypernym)approval, commendation


Narrower (hyponym)nihil obstat, O.K., OK, okay, okeh, okey, visa

4. indorsement (communication) a signature that validates something


SamplesThe cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement.


Synonymsendorsement


Broader (hypernym)signature


Narrower (hyponym)blank endorsement, endorsement in blank

5. indorsement (act) the act of endorsing


SamplesA star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements.


Synonymsendorsement


Broader (hypernym)support


Narrower (hyponym)aegis, auspices, protection









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