- the act of ascribing.
- a statement ascribing something, especially praise to the Deity.
Origin of ascription
Related Words for adscriptioncredit, acknowledgment, recognition, assignment, ascription, adscription
Examples from the Web for adscription
Historical Examples of adscription
And thus is the common adscription of a circle: The adscription of a rectilineall followeth, and first of a Triangle.
Such is the Adscription of a triangle: The adscription of an ordinate triangulate is now to be taught.
- a less common word for ascription
- the act of ascribing
- a statement ascribing something to someone, esp praise to God
Word Origin for ascription
1590s, "action of adding in writing;" c.1600, "attribution of authorship or origin," from Latin ascriptionem (nominative ascriptio) "an addition in writing," noun of action from past participle stem of ascribere (see ascribe).