comaker

noun co·mak·er \ (ˌ)kō-ˈmā-kər \

Definition of comaker

:one that participates in an agreement; specifically :one who stands to meet a financial obligation in the event of the maker's default

First Known Use of comaker

circa 1934


Law Dictionary

co-maker

noun co-mak·er \ ˈkō-ˌmā-kər \

legal Definition of co-maker

:one of two or more persons who sign an instrument to indicate a promise to pay a financial obligation
Note: Any co-maker may be sued for the entire amount of the indebtedness, although a co-maker who is forced to pay more than his or her share may seek contribution from the other co-makers.

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