endoss


endoss
\\ə̇nˈdäs, en-, -dȯs\ transitive verb
Etymology: Middle English endosen — more at endorse I

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  • Endoss — En*doss (?; 115), v. t. [F. endosser. See {Endorse}.] To put upon the back or outside of anything; the older spelling of endorse. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • endoss — en·doss …   English syllables

  • endorse — also indorse transitive verb ( dorsed; dorsing) Etymology: alteration of obsolete endoss, from Middle English endosen, from Anglo French endosser, to put on, don, write on the back of, from en + dos back, from Latin dorsum Date: 1581 1. a. to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • endorse — endorsable, adj. endorser, endorsor, n. endorsingly, adv. endorsive, adj. /en dawrs /, v., endorsed, endorsing, n. v.t. 1. to approve, support, or sustain: to endorse a political candidate. 2. to designate oneself as payee of (a check) by signing …   Universalium

  • endosser — [ ɑ̃dose ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • déb. XIIe; de en et dos 1 ♦ Mettre sur son dos (un vêtement). ⇒ revêtir. « J avais chaussé mes pantoufles et endossé ma robe de chambre » (France). Loc. Vieilli Endosser la soutane. Endosser l uniforme :… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • -aire — I. ⇒ AIRE1, suff. Suff. formateur d adj. à partir de subst. de l inanimé et marquant divers rapports (attrib., possession, appartenance, de destination, etc.). A. Rapport attributif (« qui est ... ») 1. Qui constitue, qui forme : complémentaire… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • endorse — [16] To endorse something is literally to write ‘on the back’ of it. The word comes from medieval Latin indorsāre, a compound verb formed from the prefix in ‘in’ and dorsum ‘back’ (source of English dorsal, doss, and dossier). (An earlier English …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • endorse — en•dorse [[t]ɛnˈdɔrs[/t]] v. t. dorsed, dors•ing 1) to express approval or support of, esp. publicly: to endorse a political candidate[/ex] 2) to designate oneself as payee of (a check) by signing, usu. on the reverse side of the instrument 3)… …   From formal English to slang

  • endossé — Endossé, [endoss]ée. part …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • endorse — [16] To endorse something is literally to write ‘on the back’ of it. The word comes from medieval Latin indorsāre, a compound verb formed from the prefix in ‘in’ and dorsum ‘back’ (source of English dorsal, doss, and dossier). (An earlier English …   Word origins


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