back: be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
second: give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"
certify: guarantee as meeting a certain standard; "certified grade AAA meat"
endorse: sign as evidence of legal transfer; "endorse cheques"
(indorsement) endorsement: a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books); "the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"
(indorsement) second: a speech seconding a motion; "do I hear a second?"
(indorsement) sanction: formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
(indorsement) endorsement: a signature that validates something; "the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement"
Blank endorsement of a financial instrument such as a check is only a signature, not indicating the payee. The effect of this is that it is payable only to the bearer.
Alternative form of endorse
(Indorsement) Information used to record the transfer of a negotiable instrument from one holder to another. Indorsements are placed on the check by payee(s), by the Bank of First Deposit, and by Banks subsequently handling the check. ...
(INDORSEMENT) crin. law, practice. When a warrant for the arrest of a person charged with a crime has been issued by a justice of the peace of one county, which is to be executed in another county, it is necessary in some states, as in Pennsylvania, that it should be indorsed by a justice of the ...
in the Housing Court, to write the oral answer of a respondent upon the court copy of the petition infant's compromise: a civil proceeding or motion for obtaining court approval of the settlement of an infant's claim inquest: a non-jury trial for the purpose of determining the amount of damages ...