Dictionary > English Dictionary > Definition, synonym and antonym of authorship
Meaning of authorship by Wiktionary Dictionary


    Alternative forms


    author +‎ -ship


    authorship ( plural: authorships )

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

    See also

    • authorship in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Explanation of authorship by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing

    2. the authorship of the theory is disputed
    3. the act of creating written works

    4. it was a matter of disputed authorship