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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.


(Law) a cosignatory


(ˈkoʊˌsaɪ nər, koʊˈsaɪ-)

1. a cosignatory.
2. a joint signer of a negotiable instrument, esp. a promissory note.
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 report showed that nearly 94 percent of newly originated undergraduate private student loans included a cosigner in the 2014-15 academic year, and that rate has been above 90 percent since the 2009-10 academic year.
The 2014 Topps Stadium Club Baseball Set ($80) brings collectors the new generation of stars along with some of the greatest ever to play the game, and guarantees an autographed card--perhaps Mark McGwire--as well as a cosigner card featuring two stars, such as Ken Griffey Jr.
Cosigner release opportunity: the primary borrower may apply for cosigner release after graduation and after making 12 consecutive monthly on-time principal and interest payments.
The CFPB report also highlights a case where a borrower's cosigner declared bankruptcy without the borrower knowing.
The interest rate of the loan is largely based on the credit history of the cosigner, who is also liable for the debt.
Bell's mother is listed as a co-debtor on some of the debt, mainly as cosigner on a $147,000 loan from One Bank & Trust of Little Rock.
The mother about three years ago began to hit and pinch Tomoki around the time she discovered that her husband was a cosigner of one of his relatives' debts, according to sources.
Most Americans appear to be falling short in their consumption of EPA and DHA, which studies show are important for cardiovascular health and brain development," added Andrew Shao, PhD, vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and a cosigner of the petition.
The federal loan programs are cheaper and have better repayment options than those of private lenders, says Kenney, which require a cosigner and are increasing their fees and costs.
The cosigner may not want to fill out a Rental Application, but legally he or she needs to fill one out so you can check his or her credit.
Between 1 Source's resources and the size of the contract, EES was able to get the funding without needing RSIS as a cosigner," says Trowbridge.
That's a possibility if a parent is a cosigner on a home and their child's credit runs amok.