1declare one’s public approval or support of:the report was endorsed by the college
recommend (a product) in an advertisement:he earns more money endorsing sports clothes than playing football
2sign (a cheque or bill of exchange) on the back to make it payable to someone other than the stated payee or to accept responsibility for paying it.
write (a comment) on a document:the speed and accuracy achieved will be endorsed on the certificate
3(in the UK) mark (a driving licence) with the penalty points given as a punishment for a driving offence:his licence was endorsed with five pointsshe’s had her licence endorsed
4 (endorse someone out) (in South Africa under apartheid) order a black person to leave an urban area for failing to meet certain requirements of the Native Laws Amendment Act:a further 500,000 blacks had been endorsed out of urban areas under the pass laws