[ɛndˈɔːsmənt], [ɛndˈɔːsmənt], [ɛ_n_d_ˈɔː_s_m_ə_n_t]

Definitions of endorsement:

  1.   a signature that validates something; " the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement"
  2.   Same as Indorsement.
  3.   the act of endorsing
  4.   See Indorse, Indorsement.
  5.   a promotional statement ( as found on the dust jackets of books)
  6.   a speech seconding a motion; " do I hear a second?"
  7.   a signature that endorses something
  8.   the act of endorsing; " a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements"
  9.   formal and explicit approval; " a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
  10.   a promotional statement ( as found on the dust jackets of books); " the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"

Antonyms for endorsement:

censure, repeal, denunciation, barring, deprecation, stricture, anathema, beef, abolition, discountenance, reprimand, condemnation, grumble, disapproval, displeasure, annulment, Miserere, abatement, fuss, commination, yammer, reproof, harangue, negation, Prohibiting, imprecation, execration, voiding, Quashing, grouse, nullification, proscription, abolishment, philippic, complaint, wail, grievance, grouch, disapprobation, Proscribing, tirade, banning, cancellation, lament, dissolution, gripe, riot act, Defeasance, avoidance, Interdicting, prohibition, carp, Whinge, Rescindment, murmur, diatribe, veto, moan, rant, ban, Malison, malediction, reproach, excoriation, disfavor, curse, invalidation, plaint, Winze, squawk, interdict, embargo, enjoining, abrogation, disesteem, Outlawing, jeremiad, whimper, rebuke, interdiction, whine, objurgation, dislike, bleat, holler.

Quotes for endorsement:

  1. I'll continue to work to ensure that safety and I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the men and women who provide public safety in our city. – Alan Autry
  2. One should not confuse the craving for life with endorsement of it. – Elias Canetti
  3. I regard the endorsement of both the objective and a method- which can differ from one country to another- of democratization by the parties in the region as a basic requisite of democratization in the Middle East. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  4. Getting the support of Syria is the moral equivalent of winning the Klan's endorsement it might be useful but it doesn't necessarily speak well of you. – Jonah Goldberg
  5. On some level any appearance on Television can be seen as a product endorsement – Marc Maron
  6. Religious poetry, civic poetry, lyric or dramatic poetry are all categories of man's expression which are valid only if the endorsement of formal content is valid. – Salvatore Quasimodo
  7. The endorsement game has been very good to me. – Mary Lou Retton
  8. If I were John Bolton, I'd take great consolation in the words of my principal supporter on the committee, who gave a ringing endorsement which was, There is no evidence that he has broken any laws. – Mark Shields
  9. The endorsement of respected conservative Republican officeholders and politicians is particularly important at this time as to destroy Reagan's credibility as a loyal Republican. – Robert Teeter

Usage examples for endorsement:

  1. It comes to them with the benefit of a full legislative endorsement – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  2. We were glad to obtain the endorsement of an influential proprietor to the testimony of practical planters. ” – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. This endorsement is firm and clear, the text of the two copies is fainter and much of the paper more rubbed, as if from being kept in the pocket. ” – James VI and the Gowrie Mystery by Andrew Lang
  4. Footnote 35: The Muratorianum bases its legendary account of the writing of the Fourth gospel by " John" with the endorsement of " his fellow- disciples and bishops" on John xxi. ” – The Making of the New Testament by Benjamin W. Bacon
  5. “ " Thank you for your endorsement said Cassandra, with a nod at Helen. ” – The Pursuit of the House-Boat by John Kendrick Bangs
  6. Like notes and checks, drafts may be transferred by a similar endorsement – Business Hints for Men and Women by Alfred Rochefort Calhoun
  7. She is fully resolved not to have him without your endorsement and he is quite willing to abide by what you say. ” – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  8. Sacred history is in the hands of all, and its teachings need not my endorsement recommendation, nor reiteration. ” – The Right of American Slavery by True Worthy Hoit
  9. After my unexpected endorsement by the Emperor and his cabinet, I've decided to keep out of politics for a little while. ” – The Enchanted Typewriter by John Kendrick Bangs
  10. “ A Republican President, who had gained the office because of the assassination of his predecessor, was before the convention asking for the strongest endorsement of his administration. ” – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  11. “ " No point in Trumbull's speech," says the newspaper account of it, " was more significant than his endorsement of Secretary Cox's civil service reform, and the enthusiastic cheering with which the large audience unanimously greeted this endorsement – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  12. The endorsement with his name is followed by a request singularly pathetic in its abrupt brevity, " Remember my bonds." ” – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  13. And he let out an exclamation as he took this paper out and pointed us to the endorsement – Dead Men's Money by J. S. Fletcher
  14. Such was the old- time monkish estimate and endorsement of its virtues. ” – The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine by Francis Miltoun
  15. Whatever narrowness and inconsistency individual trade unionists may be charged with regarding industrial education, the leaders of the labor movement give it their endorsement in the clearest terms. ” – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry
  16. “ I was out of a job at the time, and had picked up an endorsement at Hayward's Heath and left a matter of six pounds there for the justices to get busy with. ” – The Man Who Drove the Car by Max Pemberton
  17. He had not missed those questioning looks of the visitors, and had seen Phil's smiling endorsement but he could not, of course, understand. ” – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  18. At the same time, in order to prevent misunderstanding, it is necessary for me to state that I do not commit myself to acceptance or endorsement of everything which the book contains. ” – The Open Secret of Ireland by T. M. Kettle
  19. An interview between the President and the Commissioners was followed by a sharp correspondence, which was terminated on the 1st of January, 1861, by the return to the Commissioners of their final communication, with an endorsement stating that it was of such a character that the President declined to receive it. ” – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis

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