What does innovate mean?

Definitions for innovate
ˈɪn əˌveɪtin·no·vate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. introduce, innovate(verb)

    bring something new to an environment

    "A new word processor was introduced"


  1. innovate(Verb)

    To alter, to change into something new.

  2. innovate(Verb)

    To introduce something new to a particular environment; to do something new.

  3. Origin: From the participle stem of innovare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Innovate(verb)

    to bring in as new; to introduce as a novelty; as, to innovate a word or an act

  2. Innovate(verb)

    to change or alter by introducing something new; to remodel; to revolutionize

  3. Innovate(verb)

    to introduce novelties or changes; -- sometimes with in or on

  4. Origin: [L. innovatus, p. p. of innovare to revew; pref. in- in + novare to make new, fr. novus new. See New.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Innovate

    in′o-vāt, v.t. to introduce something new.—v.i. to introduce novelties: to make changes.—ns. Innovā′tion; Innovā′tionist; Inn′ovator. [L. innovāre, -ātumin, in, novus, new.]

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How to say innovate in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of innovate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of innovate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of innovate in a Sentence

  1. Miles Davis:

    First you imitate, then you innovate.

  2. Khoo Teng Chye:

    Singapore needs to adapt and innovate.

  3. Michelle Clayman:

    Restaurant chains are having to innovate now that tastes are changing.

  4. Terpsichore Lindeman:

    To innovate and move forward you must provoke the market for a response and respond to it.

  5. Geoffrey Joyce:

    It's a universal issue, how do we control these prices and at the same time not dampen incentives to innovate?

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