indorse

Part of speech: verb

To write, as one's name, on the back of; sanction. endorse.

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Usage examples "indorse":

  1. During the last one hundred and thirty- eight years, writer after writer has described his life and all the events connected with it as they are believed to have occurred; and, as was inevitable under the circumstances, some things have been written that the critical historian cannot indorse. - "Nathan Hale", Jean Christie Root.
  2. The usual course is to give notice of all alterations, and have them indorse on the policy, as additions to the description of the property: there is little fear, where this is honestly done, that any company would adopt the sharp practice hinted at in Lord St. Leonards' excellent handy book. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  3. My motive for withholding it from the coroner's inquiry is that a man of science shrinks from placing himself in the public position of seeming to indorse a popular superstition. - "The Hound of the Baskervilles", A. Conan Doyle.