\ ˌkō-ˈōn How to pronounce co-own (audio) \
co-owned; co-owning

Definition of co-own

transitive verb

: to own (something) along with one or more others The association will give parties who currently own or co-own multiple teams 18 months to comply with its new policies …— Jacob Wolf

Examples of co-own in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In California, Cussler pumped gas, wrote advertising copy and, from 1961 to 1965, coowned Bestgen & Cussler Advertising in Newport Beach. Robert D. Mcfadden,, "Clive Cussler, bestselling author and adventurer, 88," 26 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of co-own

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Co-own.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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