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Pronunciation:  'othur`ship

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"

AUTHORSHIP is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: composition, penning, writing
 See Also: drafting, dramatisation, dramatization, fabrication, fictionalisation, fictionalization, lexicography, metrification, novelisation, novelization, redaction, verbal creation, versification



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Au"thor*ship\, n.
1. The quality or state of being an author; function or
   dignity of an author.

2. Source; origin; origination; as, the authorship of a book
   or review, or of an act, or state of affairs.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: artistry, authorcraft, automatic writing, beginning, cacoethes scribendi, coinage, composition, conception, concoction, contrivance, contriving, creation, creative effort, creative writing, devising, drama-writing, editorial-writing, essay-writing, expository writing, fabrication, facility in writing, feature-writing, generation, graphomania, graphorrhea, graphospasm, hatching, improvisation, inditement, invention, journalism, libretto-writing, literary artistry, literary composition, literary power, literary production, literary talent, making do, mintage, novel-writing, origination, pen, pencraft, playwriting, ready pen, rewriting, short-story writing, skill with words, technical writing, verse-writing, writing