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Synonyms of 'endorse'

(verb) 
Definition
to give approval or support to
I can endorse this statement wholeheartedly.
Synonyms
approve
MPs approved the bill by a majority of 97.
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back
He is backed by the civic movement.
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support
He supported the hardworking people.
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champion
He passionately championed the poor.
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favour
We favour greater protection of the environment.
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promote
His country will do everything possible to promote peace.
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recommend
Ask your doctor to recommend a suitable treatment.
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sanction
He may seem ready to sanction the use of force.
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sustain
The court sustained his objection.
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advocate
They advocate fewer government controls on business.
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warrant
The allegations are serious enough to warrant an investigation.
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uphold
The crown court upheld the magistrate's decision.
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authorize
We are willing to authorize a police raid.
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ratify
They have yet to ratify the treaty.
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affirm
Everything I had accomplished seemed to affirm that opinion.
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approve of
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subscribe to
I've personally never subscribed to the view.
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espouse
She ran away to Mexico and espoused the revolutionary cause.
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vouch for
I cannot vouch for the accuracy of the story.
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throw your weight behind
(verb) 
Definition
to sign the back of (a cheque) to specify the payee
The payee must endorse the cheque.
Synonyms
sign
I got him to sign my copy of his book.
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initial
Would you mind initialling this voucher?
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countersign
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sign on the back of
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superscribe
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undersign

Additional synonyms

in the sense of advocate
Definition
to recommend a course of action publicly
They advocate fewer government controls on business.
Synonyms
campaign for,
speak for,
press for,
argue for,
plead for,
hold a brief for (informal)
in the sense of affirm
Definition
to state clearly one's support for (an idea or belief)
Everything I had accomplished seemed to affirm that opinion.
in the sense of authorize
Definition
to give official permission for
We are willing to authorize a police raid.
Synonyms
agree to,
consent to,
give leave,
give the green light for,
give a blank cheque to,
give authority for

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