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(kō-rīt′) or co-write
tr.v. co·wrote (-rōt′), co·writ·ten (-rĭt′n), co·writ·ing, co·writes or co-wrote or co-writ·ten or co-writ·ting or co-writes
To write jointly or in collaboration with another author.

co′writ·er n.
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vb (tr) , -writes, -writing, -wrote or -written
(Journalism & Publishing) to write (something) in collaboration with another writer
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After his yearlong stint as the titular troubled teenager, he began cowriting songs for his 12-track solo album, 'Sing to Me Instead,' a process that he found daunting.
Lauren Gunderson: 16 (including 1 cowriting credit)
He writes from his perspective (not that of music rights licensers, record companies, or publishing houses that own copyrights) and discusses royalties; types of publishing deals; mechanical licenses; performance income; synchronizations; other uses of music, such as advertising, ringtones, and karaoke; streaming; subpublishing; cowriting and copublishing; and controlled composition clauses.
The first time she sang the songs we'd written, all the hair on my arm stood up." Almost immediately the three were cowriting and then onstage together, Nettles at the main mike with Bush and Hall backing her on guitar, mandolin, and harmonies.
Julia, 20, a third-year degree student at Warrington Collegiate Institute, is cowriting and performing in a play tackling domestic violence.
Imagine Morris West and Marlo Puzo cowriting The Shoes of the Godfather, and you've got the general thrust of this entertaining fictional account of the Machiavellian machinations behind the election of a pro-feminist pontiff who must face the wrath of right-wing reactionaries.
A master of neurotic, self-deprecating humor who has published in THE NEW YORKER and has written plays, Allen has had his greatest acclaim for directing, acting in, and writing (or cowriting) such films as Bananas (1971); Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex but Were Afraid to Ask (1972); Sleeper (1973); Love and Death (1975); Annie Hall (1977); and Manhattan (1979).
John, who also won an Oscar in 2014 for cowriting the movie 'Selma's' theme 'Glory,' will take the stage with a full band and is expected to perform such new songs as 'Love Me Now' and 'Penthouse Floor,' as well as previous hits and staples including 'Save Room,' 'Ordinary People' and 'All of Me.'
John Waters makes a cameo appearance, which should tell you something about the sensibility of out writer-director Don Mancini, who paid his dues by writing or cowriting every installment in the Chucky saga.
With Merkl and Anderson cowriting most of the melodies, Iffy's debut album, Biota Bondo (on Warner-distributed Foodchain), began winning raves last year from the likes of the Los Angeles Times and its hometown Minneapolis Star Tribune, which hailed the recording as 2001's Local Album of the Year.
We like silly movies, especially when Stiller's in them, as the box office receipts for his hits Meet the Parents and There's Something About Mary will attest But with Zoolander, which originated as a pair of short films for VH1's Fashion Awards, the Manhattan-born son of veteran comedy performers Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara is not just acting he's cowriting and directing as well.
Resume: Four times Oscar-nominated, this year for Patch Adams; scored countless hits, including In & Out, A Few Good Men, and Sister Act; two Grammy nominations; an Emmy for cowriting Billy Crystal's Oscar medleys; contributed to longtime collaborator Bette Midler's Emmy-winning appearance on the final Tonight Show with Johnny Carson Next: The Out-of-Towners, the South Park movie, and Rob Reiner's The Story of Us Out in action: Most proud to have directed music for AIDS Project Los Angeles's Commitment to Life VII, featuring Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Whitney Houston, Angela Lansbury, Liza Minnelli, Barbra Streisand, and Bruce Springsteen, which raised $5 million