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English noun: authorship

1. authorship (act) the act of creating written works

SamplesWriting was a form of therapy for him.
It was a matter of disputed authorship.

Synonymscomposition, penning, writing

Broader (hypernym)verbal creation

Narrower (hyponym)adoxography, drafting, dramatisation, dramatization, fabrication, fictionalisation, fictionalization, historiography, lexicography, metrification, novelisation, novelization, redaction, versification

Domain category membersadopt, annotate, author, cite, co-author, compose, dash off, draft, dramatise, dramatize, fling off, footnote, ghost, ghostwrite, indite, knock off, outline, paragraph, pen, profile, reference, rewrite, scratch off, script, toss off, write, write about, write copy, write of, write on, write out, write up

2. authorship (act) the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing

SamplesThe authorship of the theory is disputed.


Broader (hypernym)creation, foundation, founding, initiation, innovation, instauration, institution, introduction, origination

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