endorse endorse  /ɛn ˈdɔrs/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) give support or one's approval to
  2. (v) guarantee as meeting a certain standard
  3. (v) be behind; approve of
  4. (v) sign as evidence of legal transfer

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The race now moves to the house of labor, where a committee of the AFL-CIO could vote to endorse one of the candidates on Tuesday.
  2. On behalf of my family and hard-working families all across Texas and America, it is a privilege for me to endorse Barack Obama for President.
  3. People are very confident that Powell will endorse Obama, and they think it may well be the case that Powell will speak on Wednesday at the Democratic Convention.

News

  1. Minneapolis DFL fails to endorse mayoral candidate

    The Minneapolis mayoral race is wide open after the DFL Party failed to endorse a candidate.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KTTC Rochester

  2. ISS Proxy Advisory Services and Glass, Lewis & Co. endorse proposed arrangement involving Sprott Resource Lending Corp ...

    ISS Proxy Advisory Services and Glass, Lewis & Co. endorse proposed arrangement involving Sprott Resource Lending Corp. and Sprott Inc.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Minneapolis mayor race wide open after Democrats fail to endorse a candidate

    MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis mayoral race is wide open after the DFL Party failed to endorse a candidate. Former Hennepin County Commissioner Mark Andrew led on every ballot at Saturday's convention and won a majority on the fourth, but could not get the 60 percent needed for the endorsement.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "I congratulate him on the victory he has won and the extraordinary race he has run," Clinton said. "I endorse him and throw my full support behind him. And I ask all of you to join me in working as hard for Barack Obama as you have for me."
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: New York Daily News

  2. "We totally endorse and support America's new strategy in Afghanistan," Sarkozy said a joint news conference with Obama after they met.
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: Washington Post

  3. "As someone who has known him for over 20 years as a friend and a colleague, he can make a real difference to this country for the better and for the good. I wish him well and, as I say, I'm delighted to support him and endorse him fully," adds...
    on Sep 7, 2006 By: Tony Blair Source: BBC News

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