ascription definition by Webster's New World
- the act of ascribing or being ascribed
- a statement that ascribes; specif., a prayer or text ascribing glory to God
Origin: Classical Latin ascriptio ; from past participle of ascribere, ascribe
ascription definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act of ascribing.
- A statement that ascribes.
Origin: Latin ascrīptiō, ascrīptiōn-, addendum, from ascrīptus, past participle of ascrībere, to ascribe; see ascribe.
- as·cripˈtive adjective