Endorse (Indorse) Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Endorse (Indorse).

Endorse (verb)\

  1. The act of signing one's name on the back of an important document such as a check or monetary note, to give it validity or to transfer its ownership.\

For example, John had to endorse the check so he could cash it at the bank.

  1. To publicly declare support or approval for something or someone, such as a project, proposal, or political candidate.\

For example, Jane endorsed a candidate in the local elections, publicly expressing her support for him.