(In*dors"a*ble) a. Capable of being indorsed; transferable; convertible.
(In`dor*sa"tion) n. Indorsement. [Obs.]
(In*dorse") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indorsed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Indorsing.] [LL. indorsare. See
Endorse.] [Written also endorse.]
1. To cover the back of; to load or burden. [Obs.]
Elephants indorsed with towers.Milton.
2. To write upon the back or outside of a paper or letter, as a direction, heading, memorandum, or address.
3. (Law & Com.) To write one's name, alone or with other words, upon the back of for the purpose of
transferring it, or to secure the payment of a note, draft, or the like; to guarantee the payment, fulfillment,
performance, or validity of, or to certify something upon the back of
4. To give one's name or support to; to sanction; to aid by approval; to approve; as, to indorse an opinion.
To indorse in blank, to write one's name on the back of a note or bill, leaving a blank to be filled by
(In*dorsed") a. (Her.) See Addorsed.
(In`dor*see") n. The person to whom a note or bill is indorsed, or assigned by indorsement.
(In*dorse"ment) n. [From Indorse; cf. Endorsement.] [Written also endorsement.]
1. The act of writing on the back of a note, bill, or other written instrument.
2. That which is written on the back of a note, bill, or other paper, as a name, an order for, or a receipt
of, payment, or the return of an officer, etc.; a writing, usually upon the back, but sometimes on the face,
of a negotiable instrument, by which the property therein is assigned and transferred. Story. Byles.
3. Sanction, support, or approval; as, the indorsement of a rumor, an opinion, a course, conduct.
Blank indorsement. See under Blank.