co-owner

noun
co-own·​er | \ ˌkō-ˈō-nər How to pronounce co-owner (audio) \
plural co-owners

Definition of co-owner

: 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

Other Words from co-owner

co-ownership \ ˌkō-​ˈō-​nər-​ˌship How to pronounce co-ownership (audio) \ noun
co-ownership of property a co-ownership agreement

First Known Use of co-owner

1799, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about co-owner

Time Traveler for co-owner

Time Traveler

The first known use of co-owner was in 1799

See more words from the same year

Statistics for co-owner

Cite this Entry

“Co-owner.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/co-ownership?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=c&file=co-ownership_1. Accessed 22 November 2019.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for co-owner

co-owner

noun
How to pronounce co-owner (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of co-owner

: someone who owns something together with another person

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)

Comments on co-owner

What made you want to look up co-owner? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not agreeing with established beliefs

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!