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tr.v. co·signed, co·sign·ing, co·signs
1. To sign (a document) jointly.
2. To endorse (another's signature), as for a loan.

co·sign′er n.
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(Law) a cosignatory
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(ˈkoʊˌsaɪ nər, koʊˈsaɪ-)

1. a cosignatory.
2. a joint signer of a negotiable instrument, esp. a promissory note.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cosigner - one of two or more signers of the same document (as a treaty or declaration)
signatory, signer - someone who signs and is bound by a document
2.cosigner - a signer in addition to the principal signer (to verify the authenticity of the principal signature or to provide surety)
signatory, signer - someone who signs and is bound by a document
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The second bill signed Thursday, Senate Bill 3149/Assembly Bill 4623,enables borrowers and co-signers to repay defaulted loans through reasonable installment plans that ensure NJCLASS loans are repaid.
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Independent Senator Frances Black had sponsored the bill, Control of Economic Activities (Occupied Territories), adopted in July, along with co-signers Senators Alice-Mary Higgins, Lynn Ruane, Grace O'Sullivan, Colette Kelleher, John Dolan and David Norris.
Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, continued his efforts to oust House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as the Democratic leader on Monday by putting his name on a letter stating that he and his co-signers "believe more strongly than ever that the time has come for new leadership in our caucus."
In addition to causing price increases, the letter's co-signers also warned that jobs would be lost in "research and design, supply chain, manufacturing, compliance, logistics, and retail" due to the tariffs.
Co-signers France, Britain, Germany, Russia and China want to preserve the accord, which limits Iran's nuclear activities in return for lifting international sanctions.
>> Student Loans--Private lenders are prohibited from accelerating student loan debt upon death or bankruptcy of a co-signer, and co-signers are released from their obligation upon the death of a student.
Nuclear deal co-signers Britain, France and Germany, which have urged Trump to preserve the deal, may seek exemptions to protect their companies if the United States snaps back sanctions, said Ellie Geranmayeh, a senior policy fellow studying Iran at the European Council on Foreign Relations.
Menendez and co-signers demanded information on how the State Department is trying to prevent the sales of S-400 being finalized and reiterated Washington's accusations of Russia's aggression in Ukraine and meddling in democratic process in foreign states.
Another prohibits private student lenders from declaring loans defaulted or accelerating collection against a student solely based on the death or bankruptcy of a co-signer, and releases co-signers of their student loan obligations following the death of a student, she said.
The facility is intended to allow parents and co-signers to save money by refinancing loans taken out for their children's education.