ascription


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  • noun

Synonyms for ascription

the act of attributing

Synonyms for ascription

assigning some quality or character to a person or thing

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1605-27) involvement in realistic portraiture; (3) the organization of the court ateliers; (4) the problem of signatures, where the author makes the important distinction between signatures of painters in their own hand and contemporary ascriptions by another party, such as supervisors or patrons; and the problem of variously spelled names; (5) collaboration between artists; (6) the social and cultural background of painters; (7) self portraits of artists; (8) the way paintings were executed; (9) contemporary views on Mughal art; (10) chronology of major illustrated manuscripts; and (11) major collections of miniatures.
He's gone up 8lb for that, but the head runner-up Hi There pulled six lengths clear of the third and he has since been a convincing winner off 5lb higher, suggesting Ascription is handicapped to go in again.
They consider such aspects as prototypical and non-prototypical noun phrases, problems with reference and ascription and some possible solutions, and the dynamic expression of terms and what can go wrong.
He covers the foundation of liberal individualism and the idealist response, Bosanquet's theory of rights and its social ontology in terms of teleology, the individual and the general will, and in society and the state, and assesses the nature, authority and ascription of Bosanquet's theory rights, including an assessment of whether it is an alternative or a development.
He focuses on the important point that reason paradoxically approves the retrospective ascription of responsibility for evil, even while taking evil behavior to be purely naturalistic.
Telmar provides data integration services which support fix fusion, ascription, and Telmar's leading data integration technique: MultiBasing.
Following a much-needed return from 19 months off at York in May, Ascription just failed to reel in solid yardstick Cable Bay in a Group 3 at Haydock.
This leaves unresolved the question of what it is about paradigm instances of dispositional predicates in virtue of which their application to an object constitutes a disposition ascription.
Completing a strong field are Absolutely So, Aeolus, Ascription, Glory Awaits, Code Red and Limato.
Under Jamie Spencer, Charlie Hills' charge scored by half a length from Ascription, with Absolutely So a similar distance back in third.
B describes the evidence for the hierarchical nature of racial ascription as it operates in individual acts of racial perception and classification.
Meanwhile, students who use the library are little bit uneasy from the ugly ascription.
Palmer won the race last year with the four-year-old Ascription.
And yet, given the nature and extent of the viscount's inherited wealth can we assume that the 'much needed sense of optimism' with which the IEA credits him (and which is very apparent in his excellent books), derives as much from his long-subsidised land-based secure inheritance as from his ascription to the 'free market policy ideas' so central to the IEA ?
Genomovar ascription by RFLP analysis of the 16S rRNA gene grouped all the isolates under genomovar II.