1. [ verb ] give support or one's blessing to
Synonyms: back endorse second

"I'll second that motion" "I can't back this plan" "endorse a new project"

Related terms: support back backing seconder endorsement subscriber second
2. [ verb ] be behind; approve of
Synonyms: support endorse back plump_for plunk_for

"He plumped for the Labor Party" "I backed Kennedy in 1960"

Related terms: approve champion guarantee side second backing endorsement endorsement subscriber
3. [ verb ] guarantee as meeting a certain standard
Synonyms: endorse certify

"certified grade AAA meat"

Related terms: guarantee certificate sanction certification authentication
4. [ verb ] of documents or cheques
Synonyms: endorse
Related terms: sign visa co-sign endorser
Similar spelling:   indorser