Define: Endorsee

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Endorsee

What is the dictionary definition of Endorsee?

Dictionary Definition

The person to whom something is transferred by endorsement.


Full Definition of Endorsee

An endorsee is a person or firm to whom a negotiable instrument (bill of exchange, bill of lading, delivery order, or another document of title) is transferred by endorsement. Also called a transferee or payee, the endorsee becomes a holder-in-due-course upon delivery of the endorsed document.


Synonyms For Endorsee

indorsee, endorse, transferee, endorsement

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Endorsee. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. March 30, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Endorsee. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: March 30, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Endorsee. Retrieved March 30, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Endorsee are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 28th December 2019.