- the act of ascribing.
- a statement ascribing something, especially praise to the Deity.
Origin of ascription
Examples from the Web for ascription
Historical Examples of ascription
Never can love make consciousness and ascription equal in force.Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
But in the two verses that follow the ascription of holiness, we find the sum of the whole.Holy in Christ
This unity of God is not in any way derogated from by the ascription to him of attributes.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
No ascription of divinity to men is found among the Hebrews.Introduction to the History of Religions
Crawford Howell Toy
But I pay no attention to this ascription of greatness; I laugh at it.The Goose Man
- 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).