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endorse
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

2 uses
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Definition
to approve or support
The exact meaning of endorse can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "I endorse her candidacy." — support for a candidate
  • "I endorse the committee's recommendations." — support an idea
  • "She is paid a million dollars a year to endorse the company's products." — publicly support in return for payment
  • "She endorsed and deposited the check." — approved placing funds into a bank account by writing something like "for deposit" and signing the back of a check
  • What I saw was that the protests did worse than that; they gave aid and comfort to the idiots who endorsed the war—they made that war last longer.
    p. 542.6
  • I'M SURE THAT IF THE HEADMASTER HAD PROPOSED THE CHANGE, THE FACULTY WOULD HAVE ENDORSED IT.
    p. 335.9

There are no more uses of "endorse" in A Prayer for Owen Meany.

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