indorsement
I noun acceptance, accord, acquiescence, adfirmatio, affirmance, agreement, approbation, approval, assent, authorization, backing, certification, championship, compliance, comprobatio, concurrence, confirmatio, confirmation, consent, encouragement, esteem, favor, liking, partisanship, permission, ratification, sanction, sponsorship, stamp of approval, support, warrant associated concepts: conditional indorsement, indorsement for collection, indorsement in blank, indorsement in due course, indorsement of an instrument, indorsement without recourse, subsequent indorsement II index certification (certification of proficiency), leave (permission)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


indorsement
indorsement or endorsement
1. the writing of the signature of the holder on a bill of exchange, this being an essential step in the process of negotiating or transferring it. The process of negotiation is completed by delivering the bill to the transferee. (For the requisites of a valid indorsement see Bills of Exchange Act 1882.) See cheque.
2. a writing on the back of other documents. An indorsement of writ or claim is a writ of summons that must be indorsed with a statement of the claim made or relief or remedy sought.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


indorsement
The placing of a signature on the back of a check, bill of exchange, or other negotiable instrument so as to make it cashable or transferable.
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Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Divorce & Family Law
Category: Nonprofits
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


indorsement
n.
1 The act of placing a signature on the back of a negotiable instrument in order to assign it to an indorsee.
2 The signature itself.
@ accommodation indorsement
A signature by a third party who is neither the payor or the payee, but is acting to guarantee payment by the former.
=>> indorsement.
@ blank indorsement
A signature that names no payee, thereby making the instrument payable to the bearer.
=>> indorsement.
@ restrictive indorsement
An indorsement placing special conditions upon the assignment of the instrument.
=>> indorsement.
@ special indorsement
An indorsement naming the payee (or, for a transfer of goods, the person to whom they must be delivered).
=>> indorsement.
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Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


indorsement
A signature on a commercial paper or document.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


indorsement
A signature on a commercial paper or document.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

indorsement
n.
   See also: endorsement

Law dictionary. . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Indorsement — In*dorse ment, n. [From {Indorse}; cf. {Endorsement}.] [Written also {endorsement}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of writing on the back of a note, bill, or other written instrument. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is written on the back of a note,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indorsement — UK US /ɪnˈdɔːsmənt/ noun [C or U] US ► ENDORSEMENT(Cf. ↑endorsement) …   Financial and business terms

  • indorsement — (n.) see ENDORSEMENT (Cf. endorsement) …   Etymology dictionary

  • indorsement — /andorsmant/ The act of a payee, drawee, accommodation indorser, or holder of a bill, note, check, or other negotiable instrument, in writing his name upon the back of the same, with or without further or qualifying words, whereby the property in …   Black's law dictionary

  • indorsement — /andorsmant/ The act of a payee, drawee, accommodation indorser, or holder of a bill, note, check, or other negotiable instrument, in writing his name upon the back of the same, with or without further or qualifying words, whereby the property in …   Black's law dictionary

  • indorsement — Literally, as derived from the Latin indorsa, a writing on the back; employed in common as well as legal usage to designate the transaction whereby the holder of a bill or note transfers his right to such instrument to another person and incurs… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • indorsement — variant of endorsement …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indorsement — n. act of indorsing; signature on a document (as in a check or bill); approval, sanction, confirmation (also endorsement) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indorsement — noun chiefly US variant spelling of endorsement …   English new terms dictionary

  • indorsement — endorsement …   Accounting dictionary

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