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

Similar word(s): blurb, indorsement

Definition categories: communication, packaging, promo, promotion, publicity

2. a speech seconding a motion

Similar word(s): indorsement, second, secondment

Definition categories: communication, agreement

3. formal and explicit approval

- a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

Similar word(s): countenance, imprimatur, indorsement, sanction, warrant

Definition categories: communication, approval, commendation

4. a signature that validates something

- the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement

Similar word(s): indorsement

Definition categories: communication, signature

5. the act of endorsing

- a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements

Similar word(s): indorsement

Definition categories: act, support

Sentences with endorsement as a noun:

- The association announced its endorsement of the policy.

- The bank required that cheque endorsement be witnessed by a cashier.

- Companies sometimes pay millions for product endorsement by celebrities.

- Mr. Jones paid extra for the flood damage endorsement on his house insurance.

- Once she obtained the endorsement of her night flying hours, Joanna was approved to take the pilot's examination.

- Wanted: Accredited teacher with Grade 12 mathematics endorsement.

- To transport gasoline, truckers must have a valid licence and the hazardous materials endorsement.

- After the Olympics, he was hoping to get an endorsement deal.

- I'm not sure whether an endorsement from Donald Trump will help or hurt.