To indorse in blank, to write one's name on the back of a note or bill, leaving a blank to be filled by the holder.

(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. Burrill.

3. Sanction, support, or approval; as, the indorsement of a rumor, an opinion, a course, conduct.

Blank indorsement. See under Blank.

(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.

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.

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