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in·no·vate

 (ĭn′ə-vāt′)
v. in·no·vat·ed, in·no·vat·ing, in·no·vates
v.tr.
To begin or introduce (something new) for the first time.
v.intr.
To begin or introduce something new.

[French innover, from Old French, from Latin innovāre, innovāt-, to renew : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + novāre, to make new (from novus, new; see newo- in Indo-European roots).]

in′no·va′tor n.
in′no·va·to′ry (-və-tôr′ē) adj.

innovate

(ˈɪnəˌveɪt)
vb
to invent or begin to apply (methods, ideas, etc)
[C16: from Latin innovāre to renew, from in-2 + novāre to make new, from novus new]
innovative, ˈinnoˌvatory adj
ˈinnoˌvator n

in•no•vate

(ˈɪn əˌveɪt)

v. -vat•ed, -vat•ing. v.i.
1. to introduce something new; make changes (often fol. by on or in): to innovate on another's creation.
v.t.
2. to introduce (something new): to innovate a computer operating system.
3. Archaic. to alter.
[1540–50; < Latin innovāre to renew, alter =in- in-2 + novāre to revew, v. derivative of novus new]
in′no•va`tor, n.
in′no•va•to`ry (-vəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.

innovate


Past participle: innovated
Gerund: innovating

Imperative
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innovate
Present
I innovate
you innovate
he/she/it innovates
we innovate
you innovate
they innovate
Preterite
I innovated
you innovated
he/she/it innovated
we innovated
you innovated
they innovated
Present Continuous
I am innovating
you are innovating
he/she/it is innovating
we are innovating
you are innovating
they are innovating
Present Perfect
I have innovated
you have innovated
he/she/it has innovated
we have innovated
you have innovated
they have innovated
Past Continuous
I was innovating
you were innovating
he/she/it was innovating
we were innovating
you were innovating
they were innovating
Past Perfect
I had innovated
you had innovated
he/she/it had innovated
we had innovated
you had innovated
they had innovated
Future
I will innovate
you will innovate
he/she/it will innovate
we will innovate
you will innovate
they will innovate
Future Perfect
I will have innovated
you will have innovated
he/she/it will have innovated
we will have innovated
you will have innovated
they will have innovated
Future Continuous
I will be innovating
you will be innovating
he/she/it will be innovating
we will be innovating
you will be innovating
they will be innovating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been innovating
you have been innovating
he/she/it has been innovating
we have been innovating
you have been innovating
they have been innovating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been innovating
you will have been innovating
he/she/it will have been innovating
we will have been innovating
you will have been innovating
they will have been innovating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been innovating
you had been innovating
he/she/it had been innovating
we had been innovating
you had been innovating
they had been innovating
Conditional
I would innovate
you would innovate
he/she/it would innovate
we would innovate
you would innovate
they would innovate
Past Conditional
I would have innovated
you would have innovated
he/she/it would have innovated
we would have innovated
you would have innovated
they would have innovated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.innovate - bring something new to an environment; "A new word processor was introduced"
initiate, pioneer - take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
phase in - introduce gradually
pioneer, open up - open up an area or prepare a way; "She pioneered a graduate program for women students"
debut - present for the first time to the public; "The band debuts a new song or two each month"
Translations

innovate

[ˈɪnəʊveɪt] VIinnovar

innovate

[ˈɪnəveɪt] viinnover

innovate

vtneu einführen; the new techniques which he innovateddie neuen Techniken, die er einführte

innovate

[ˈɪnəʊˌveɪt] viintrodurre delle innovazioni
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