co·​fi·​nance ˌkō-fə-ˈnan(t)s How to pronounce cofinance (audio)
variants or co-finance
cofinanced or co-financed; cofinancing or co-financing

transitive verb

: to join one or more others in providing money or funds for (something) : to finance (something) jointly
Local businesses are cofinancing the festival.
Last month, the studio announced that two Chinese media companies … had agreed to co-finance the studio's movies for the next three years.Diane Haithman

Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cofinance was in 1928

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Cite this Entry

“Cofinance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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