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Transferring asset ownership by signing the back of the asset's certificate.
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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.
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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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The McCain-Feingold bill contains some reforms for television ads--candidates have to appear in the last four seconds and proclaim that they endorse the message, for instance--but the basic fact of TV primacy is unchanged.
The Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) group that can and does endorse candidates and pursue a strong electoral strategy through such related entities as a PAC, the Sierra Club Political Action Committee, and a 527 group, the Environmental Voter Education Campaign (EVEC).
Why should newspapers freely and explicitly endorse candidates, a practice that many editorial writers would find offensive if used by interest groups to support or oppose candidates in issue ads, even when issue ads stop short of explicitly endorsing candidates?
While Patrick said in that June interview he would stay out of legislative contests, he did say he plans to endorse in the presidential race sometime later this year.