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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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I applaud GM's leadership in endorsing the CERES Principles.
African-American and Hispanic residents are slightly more endorsing of the effort - although all races/ethnicities do support it: African-Americans 91 percent, Hispanics 94 percent, Whites 80 percent.
But other panelists pointed out that members of the clergy have a clear right to address political issues from the pulpit, noting that the only thing they are barred from doing is endorsing or opposing candidates for public office.
This is yet another Olympic winner endorsing our product use, joining Bruce Jenner who spoke at the company's meeting in Las Vegas and endorsed The Right Solution as the right way to bring health to the household.
How else do you explain endorsing a career politician who represents everything your editorial board has railed against for the last decade?
The poll, conducted by Gallup for The Interfaith Alliance, found that the overwhelming majority of those polled do not approve of churches or pastors endorsing candidates.
Our executive team diligently researched and compared suppliers and their programs before endorsing John M.
1 -- 2) El Camino High's Academic Decathlon team coaches Christian Cerone, left, and Melinda Owen, right, are under fire for mailing this photo with school board candidate Valerie Fields and a letter, inset, endorsing her.
13 and then endorsing the candidate during Sunday services at Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church.
CERES is pleased to have Fleet as an endorsing company, and we look forward to working together," said Robert K.
Many leaders said they trust Sweeney's judgment and want to avoid divisions, adding that they would be willing to follow him if he insisted that endorsing Gore now was the wisest course for the labor movement.
79 and WebTrust work completed by the other organizations represented exactly what was needed in this space -- instead of duplicating efforts, the PKI Forum is formally endorsing the standards already available.