a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books);
"the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book"
a speech seconding a motion;
"do I hear a second?"
formal and explicit approval;
"a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
a signature that validates something;
"the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement"
the act of endorsing;
"a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements"
- The form of the indorsement James uses will also affect future attempts to negotiate the instrument.