Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun authorship

2 senses of authorship

Sense 1
writing, authorship, composition, penning -- (the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship")
       => verbal creation -- (creating something by the use of speech and language)

Sense 2
authorship, paternity -- (the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the authorship of the theory is disputed")
       => initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration -- (the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society")

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