co-owned; co-owning

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 Butler, however, showed the jury a deed to a house that was co-owned by Diana Cojocari and Palmiter. Jeff A. Chamer, Charlotte Observer, 25 May 2024 The firm co-owns the bulk of the shopping center, or 64 acres, alongside Prime Property Fund, a real estate investment fund managed by Morgan Stanley Real Estate. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 May 2024 Tiffany, who co-owns four feedlots in the state, could also try and run to Schmidt’s right. Daniel Desrochers, Kansas City Star, 23 May 2024 The couple now co-owns Chów, a food truck rooted at SacYard Community Tap House that opened April 1, as well as Sequoia Event Space in The Cannery development around the corner. Benjy Egel, Sacramento Bee, 23 May 2024 In California, Cussler pumped gas, wrote advertising copy and, from 1961 to 1965, coowned Bestgen & Cussler Advertising in Newport Beach. Robert D. McFadden, BostonGlobe.com, 26 Feb. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of co-own was in 1864

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“Co-own.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/co-own. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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