co-owner

noun co-own·er \ ˌkō-ˈō-nər \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of co-owner

plural co-owners
:a person who owns something along with one or more others
  • the co-owners of the property
  • … an association of two or more persons to carry on as co-owners a business for profit.
  • —Robert Charles Clark

co-ownership

play \ˌkō-ˈō-nər-ˌship\ noun
    • co-ownership of property
    • a co-ownership agreement

First Known Use of co-owner

1799


Law Dictionary

co-owner

noun co-own·er \ ˈkō-ˌō-nər \

legal Definition of co-owner

:one of two or more individuals or entities owning property together (as by joint tenancy, tenancy in common, or tenancy by the entirety)

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