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Endorse vs. Approve — What's the Difference?

Endorse vs. Approve — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Endorse and Approve

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Endorse

To express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction
Endorse a change in policy.
Endorse a political candidate.
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Approve

To consent to officially or formally; confirm or sanction
The Senate approved the treaty.
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Endorse

To recommend (a product), often in exchange for payment, as in an advertisement.
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Approve

To consider right or good
"He came to ask me ... whether I approved his choice altogether" (Jane Austen).
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Endorse

To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
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Approve

(Obsolete)To prove or attest.
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Endorse

To write one's signature on the back of (an instrument) to transfer the rights available under that instrument to another party.
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Approve

To show, feel, or express approval
We didn't approve of the decision.
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Endorse

To place (one's signature), as on a contract, to indicate approval of its contents or terms.
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Approve

(transitive) To officially sanction; to ratify; to confirm; to set as satisfactory.
Although we may disagree with it, we must nevertheless approve the sentence handed down by the court-martial.
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Endorse

To acknowledge (receipt of payment) by signing a bill, draft, or other instrument.
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Approve

(transitive) To regard as good; to commend; to be pleased with; to think well of.
We approve the measure of the administration, for it is an excellent decision.
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Endorse

To express support or approval, especially officially or publicly.
The president endorsed John Smith as senator.
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Approve

To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically.
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Endorse

To write one's signature on the back of a cheque, or other negotiable instrument, when transferring it to a third party, or cashing it.
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Approve

To consider worthy (to); to be pleased (with); to accept.
Her mother never approves of any of her boyfriends. She thinks nobody is good enough for her little girl.
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Endorse

To give an endorsement.
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Approve

To show to be worthy; to demonstrate the merits of.
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Endorse

(medicine) To report (a symptom); to describe.
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Approve

To make profit of; to convert to one's own profit — said especially of waste or common land appropriated by the lord of the manor.
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Endorse

(heraldry) A diminutive of the pale, usually appearing in pairs on either side of a pale.
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Approve

To show to be real or true; to prove.
Wouldst thou approve thy constancy? ApproveFirst thy obedience.
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Endorse

Same as Indorse.
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Approve

To make proof of; to demonstrate; to prove or show practically.
Opportunities to approve . . . worth.
He had approved himself a great warrior.
'T is an old lesson; Time approves it true.
His account . . . approves him a man of thought.
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Endorse

A subordinary, resembling the pale, but of one fourth its width (according to some writers, one eighth).
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Approve

To sanction officially; to ratify; to confirm; as, to approve the decision of a court-martial.
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Endorse

Be behind; approve of;
He plumped for the Labor Party
I backed Kennedy in 1960
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Approve

To regard as good; to commend; to be pleased with; to think well of; as, we approve the measured of the administration.
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Endorse

Give support or one's approval to;
I'll second that motion
I can't back this plan
Endorse a new project
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Approve

To make or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance.
The first care and concern must be to approve himself to God.
They had not approved of the deposition of James.
They approved of the political institutions.
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Endorse

Guarantee as meeting a certain standard;
Certified grade AAA meat
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Approve

To make profit of; to convert to one's own profit; - said esp. of waste or common land appropriated by the lord of the manor.
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Endorse

Of documents or cheques
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Approve

Give sanction to;
I approve of his educational policies
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Approve

Judge to be right or commendable; think well of
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