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[koh-sahyn, koh-sahyn] /ˈkoʊˌsaɪn, koʊˈsaɪn/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
to sign as a cosigner.
co- + sign Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for cosign
  • Lists your obligations if you decide to cosign on a loan for a friend or relative.
  • Despite the risks, there may be times you decide to cosign.
  • When you open a joint account or cosign on a loan, you are taking on legal responsibility for the account.
  • If you cosign and the borrower misses a payment, the lender can collect from you immediately.
  • Borrowers will not cosign or guarantee any liabilities for others without the consent of the lender.
Word Origin and History for cosign

also co-sign, by 1944, from co- + sign (v.). Related: Cosigned; cosigning.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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