For example, when one endorses a check by putting their signature on the back, they are approving that the funds be put into their bank account. When one endorses a candidate or a product, they are approving them in a softer sense or supporting them.
But it is not as if the Council is endorsing and supporting him, or his son.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
This was a good portion of her day, the touring of various departments, the introduction of new products, either Circle-made or Circle-endorsed.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
"Please don’t take this as an endorsement of your suicidal plans," he said, "but if you should succeed in your mad quest …. and should happen to encounter Miss Wren along the way …. you might consider ….
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
The invitation seemed like the ultimate endorsement …. and not one to be turned down lightly.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
I, Samuel W. Westing, otherwise known as Sandy McSouthers and others, do hereby give and bequeath all the property and possessions in my name as follows: To all of you, in equal shares, the deed to Sunset Towers; And to my former wife, Berthe Erica Crow, the ten-thousand-dollar check forfeited by table one, and two ten-thousand-dollar checks endorsed by J.J. Ford and Alexander McSouthers.
Ellen Raskin -- The Westing Game
The stakes are higher: bigger money, more sponsorship and endorsement deals.
Bethany Hamilton -- Soul Surfer
Using the phone on Fredi’s desk in the marine science classroom, Oscar dialed the 800 number and eventually got through to Kevin Luebke, one of the company’s endorsement managers.
Joshua Davis -- Spare Parts
Half of the men endorsed the Emancipation Proclamation, a quarter opposed it, and the other quarter did not register an opinion.
James M. McPherson -- What They Fought For - 1861-1865
I could tell that Nathan had warmed immediately to this proposal, or endorsement, nodding vigorously while in my own wound-up zeal I continued to embellish the outlines of the travelogue.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Not exactly a ringing endorsement.
Rick Riordan -- The Blood of Olympus
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I had my licence endorsed for a year.
Agatha Christie -- And Then There Were None
For this, he was tolerated, if not endorsed as the competent painter he was.
Markus Zusak -- The Book Thief
I think most people had accepted it, and it had obviously been endorsed by the village elder.
Marcus Luttrell -- Lone Survivor
I have endorsed a resolution on your memorandum and sent it to the committee.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
I’ve even notified the surgeon general of Mississippi to see if he’ll endorse the idea.
Kathryn Stockett -- The Help
—I endorse the last words written, but this time there is no doubt in question.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
He stopped every attempt to draw Mrs. Gail Wynand into public life—to head committees, sponsor charity drives, endorse crusades.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
The chief expected us to disavow any such absurdities before he could endorse our church.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
The group enjoyed the full endorsement and blessing of the Vatican.
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
Later on their minds would be made to endorse the judgment of their bodies.
Aldous Huxley -- Brave New World
And the honest drover, in his warmth, endorsed this moral sentiment by firing a perfect feu de joi at the fireplace.
Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom’s Cabin
For distances of less than 100 kilometres it was not necessary to get your passport endorsed, but sometimes there were patrols hanging about the railway stations, who examined the papers of any Party member they found there and asked awkward questions.
George Orwell -- 1984
In the space of a single productive minute, therefore, he might endorse twenty separate documents each advising him to pay absolutely no attention to any of the others.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
At the age of forty, Dr. Robert Stadler addressed the nation, endorsing the establishment of a State Science Institute.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
This way, they assert their superiority over Nasuada, gain control over us through fealty, and also get the benefit of having a Rider endorse Nasuada in public.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
But modern science has not endorsed these designations, and this mollusk is now known by the name argonaut.
Jules Verne -- Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
The man who travelled, loud-stepping, the direct line to the cabin door, he let alone—though he watched him vigilantly until the door opened and he received the endorsement of the master.
Jack London -- White Fang
There he opened his safe, took from the most private part of it a document endorsed on the envelope as Dr. Jekyll’s Will, and sat down with a clouded brow to study its contents.
Robert Louis Stevenson -- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Do the values endorsed by Shakespeare lead directly to the horrors of apartheid?
Thomas C. Foster -- How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Conventional advertisers have preconceived ideas about what makes an advertisement work: humor, splashy graphics, a celebrity endorser.
Malcolm Gladwell -- The Tipping Point
Yes, Mr Bloom thoroughly agreed, entirely endorsing the remark, that was overwhelmingly right.
James Joyce -- Ulysses
"When we make a split-second decision," Payne says, "we are really vulnerable to being guided by our stereotypes and prejudices, even ones we may not necessarily endorse or believe."
Malcolm Gladwell -- Blink
But Archie had overcome them as usual, pointing out that Leon’s need for an endorsement from The Vigils was a symbol of how powerful the organization had become.
Robert Cormier -- The Chocolate War
By even allowing a balloting, I would be requesting that you endorse a man who Vatican Law proclaims ineligible.
Dan Brown -- Angels & Demons
"It was in the afternoon paper—the endorsement," Sadie elaborated.
Robert Penn Warren -- All the King’s Men
I endorsed it, didn’t I?
Pat Frank -- Alas, Babylon
Glen broached the idea with the principal, who not only endorsed it but also arranged for the boys’ classes to be accelerated so they could enlist early.
James Bradley -- Flags of Our Fathers
They hadn’t been buried in the same grave — no need to endorse the scandal.
Margaret Atwood -- Alias Grace
He also remembered people from his own experience who would have endorsed this Qualityless world.
Robert M. Pirsig -- Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
The National Executive formally endorsed the preliminary decision of the Working Committee.
Nelson Mandela -- Long Walk to Freedom
Buddhist and Brahminical wisdom endorsed metempsychosis—the transmigration of the soul into a new body after death; Platonists defined the body as a "prison" from which the soul escaped; and the Stoics called the soul apospasma tou theu—"a particle of God"—and believed it was recalled by God upon death.
Dan Brown -- The Lost Symbol
Furthermore, to no class is the indiscriminate endorsement of the recent course of the South toward Negroes more nauseating than to the best thought of the South.
W. E. B. Du Bois -- The Souls of Black Folk
Now that was an endorsement.
Amy Tan -- The Bonesetter’s Daughter
Kathy knew her kids would endorse the plan.
Dave Eggers -- Zeitoun
I discovered that it was not wise to be seen reading books that were not endorsed by the Communist party.
Richard Wright -- Black Boy
Porthos shrugged his shoulders; Aramis by a movement of his lips endorsed Athos.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
Latin American theologians had developed the doctrine, and in the late 1960s Latin America’s Catholic bishops had endorsed some of its tenets.
Tracy Kidder -- Mountains Beyond Mountains
With a clarity that was both surprising and somehow ominous he saw himself pulling the Camaro up to the drive-in window of the Boulder Bank the day before he had finished Fast Cars and dropping his check for four hundred and fifty dollars, made out to cash and endorsed on the back, into the tray (perhaps even then the guys in the sweatshops had been talking vacation? , he thought it likely).
Stephen King -- Misery
The Jesus I know would endorse that, I think.
Jodi Picoult -- Change of Heart
On March 5, 1949, the memorandum appeared in the magazine, under the title "Hiroshima’s Idea" — an idea that, Cousins’ introductory note said, "the editors enthusiastically endorse and with which they will associate themselves": The people of Hiroshima, aroused from the daze that followed the atomic bombing of their city on August 6, 1945, know themselves to have been part of a laboratory experiment which proved the long-time thesis of peacemakers.