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Transferring asset ownership by signing the back of the asset's certificate.


1. The payee's signature on the back of a check indicating that the payee has received the check. Banks require that payees endorse checks before they may be cashed or deposited.

2. An amendment to a document, especially an insurance policy. Informally, they are called riders.


To sign a negotiable instrument in order to transfer it to another party. For example, investors holding securities must endorse the certificates before delivery to the broker.
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Leon Patterson, 25, of Vicarage Avenue, Stockton, fined PS660, licence endorsed with six penalty points, ordered to pay PS85 costs and PS30 in charges for driving without appropriate insurance.
Most students endorsed the effectiveness of lectures with regards to helping them focus on the right content.
Moore has endorsed Jauregui, but political analysts say Bachus, a conservative and popular six-term incumbent, looks tough to beat.
Another fact that jumps out in our survey is that, except for 2000, the top 20 newspapers in the United States collectively endorsed the eventual winner every election year.
To apply for additional coverage, contact ADAA's endorsed broker, Bertholon-Rowland, at 800-321-4800.
Those endorsed candidates who have won statewide all had an insurgent quality that blurred any association they had with the activists and interest groups of their political party.
Emma Callender, 41, of Patterdale Avenue, Stockton, fined PS220, driving licence endorsed with three points, ordered to pay PS85 costs and PS30 in charges for speeding.
His licence was also endorsed with three penalty points.
He also endorsed a measure - authored by Ted Costa, the Sacramento activist who filed the petition that led to the recall of former Gov.
If you weren't jet setting and had only your local prefab park to skate you too would curse the name of the pro skater who had endorsed it.
Then Brennan did something a lot of Catholic priests in the state did that Sunday: He passed out copies of the Right to Life flier to church members in the pews--even though the material was produced by an organization that has a political action committee that formally endorsed Sanchez.