Associations to the word «Authorship»

Wiktionary

AUTHORSHIP, noun. The quality or state of being an author; the function or dignity of an author.
AUTHORSHIP, noun. The source; origin; origination; as, the authorship of a book or review, or of an act, or state of affairs.

Dictionary definition

AUTHORSHIP, noun. The act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship".
AUTHORSHIP, noun. The act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the authorship of the theory is disputed".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats