comaker

noun
co·​mak·​er | \ (ˌ)kō-ˈmā-kər How to pronounce comaker (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of comaker was circa 1934

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“Comaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comaker. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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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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