Associations to the word «Endorsement»


ENDORSEMENT, noun. The act or quality of endorsing
ENDORSEMENT, noun. An amendment or added notation to an insurance contract or other official document (such as a driving licence).
ENDORSEMENT, noun. (aviation) An instructor's signed acknowledgement of time practising specific flying skills.
ENDORSEMENT, noun. (education) (certification) Permission to carry out a specific skill or application in a field in which the practitioner already has a general licence.
ENDORSEMENT, noun. Sponsorship, in means of money, by a company, business or enterprise.
ENDORSEMENT, noun. Support from an important, renowned figure of a media (celebrity, politics, sports, etc.), to get back up.

Dictionary definition

ENDORSEMENT, noun. A promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books); "the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book".
ENDORSEMENT, noun. A speech seconding a motion; "do I hear a second?".
ENDORSEMENT, noun. Formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement".
ENDORSEMENT, noun. A signature that validates something; "the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement".
ENDORSEMENT, noun. The act of endorsing; "a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats