HyperDic: ascription

English > 2 senses of the word ascription:
NOUNcognitionascription, attributionassigning some quality or character to a person or thing
cognitionascription, attributionassigning to a cause or source
English > ascription: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAssigning some quality or character to a person or thing.
Example "the ascription to me of honors I had not earned"
Synonymattribution
NarrowerzoomorphismThe attribution of animal forms or qualities to a god
Broaderclassification, categorization, categorisation, sortingThe basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories / categories
Spanishatribución
English > ascription: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAssigning to a cause or source.
Synonymattribution
Attributesattributablecapable of being attributed
unattributable, unascribablenot attributable
NarroweranimatismThe attribution of consciousness and personality to natural phenomena such as thunderstorms and earthquakes and to objects such as plants and stones / stones
externalization, externalisationAttributing to outside causes
imputationThe attribution to a source or cause
Broaderclassification, categorization, categorisation, sortingThe basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories / categories
Spanishadscripción, atribución
Catalanadscripció, atribució
Verbsascribeattribute or credit to

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