Indorsement
Indorsement In*dorse"ment, n. [From {Indorse}; cf. {Endorsement}.] [Written also {endorsement}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of writing on the back of a note, bill, or other written instrument. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is written on the back of a note, bill, or other paper, as a name, an order for, or a receipt of, payment, or the return of an officer, etc.; a writing, usually upon the back, but sometimes on the face, of a negotiable instrument, by which the property therein is assigned and transferred. --Story. Byles. Burrill. [1913 Webster]

3. Sanction, support, or approval; as, the indorsement of a rumor, an opinion, a course, conduct. [1913 Webster]

{Blank indorsement}. See under {Blank}.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • indorsement — I noun acceptance, accord, acquiescence, adfirmatio, affirmance, agreement, approbation, approval, assent, authorization, backing, certification, championship, compliance, comprobatio, concurrence, confirmatio, confirmation, consent,… …   Law dictionary

  • indorsement — UK US /ɪnˈdɔːsmənt/ noun [C or U] US ► ENDORSEMENT(Cf. ↑endorsement) …   Financial and business terms

  • indorsement — (n.) see ENDORSEMENT (Cf. endorsement) …   Etymology dictionary

  • indorsement — /andorsmant/ The act of a payee, drawee, accommodation indorser, or holder of a bill, note, check, or other negotiable instrument, in writing his name upon the back of the same, with or without further or qualifying words, whereby the property in …   Black's law dictionary

  • indorsement — /andorsmant/ The act of a payee, drawee, accommodation indorser, or holder of a bill, note, check, or other negotiable instrument, in writing his name upon the back of the same, with or without further or qualifying words, whereby the property in …   Black's law dictionary

  • indorsement — Literally, as derived from the Latin indorsa, a writing on the back; employed in common as well as legal usage to designate the transaction whereby the holder of a bill or note transfers his right to such instrument to another person and incurs… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • indorsement — variant of endorsement …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indorsement — n. act of indorsing; signature on a document (as in a check or bill); approval, sanction, confirmation (also endorsement) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indorsement — noun chiefly US variant spelling of endorsement …   English new terms dictionary

  • indorsement — endorsement …   Accounting dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”