innovator


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.innovator - someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or artinnovator - someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
conceiver, mastermind, originator - someone who creates new things

innovator

noun modernizer, introducer, inventor, changer, transformer He is an innovator in this field.
Translations
مُبْتَكِر، مُجَدِّد
-kanovátor
fornyer
újító
nÿjungasmiîur, frumherji
novátor

innovator

[ˈɪnəʊveɪtəʳ] Ninnovador(a) m/f

innovator

[ˈɪnəveɪtər] nnovateur/trice m/f

innovator

nNeuerer m, → Neuerin f; (of reform)Begründer(in) m(f)

innovator

[ˈɪnəʊˌveɪtəʳ] ninnovatore/trice

innovation

(inəˈveiʃən) noun
(the act of making) a change or a new arrangement etc. The new system in the school canteen was a welcome innovation.
ˈinnovator noun
References in classic literature ?
Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new.
It is necessary, therefore, if we desire to discuss this matter thoroughly, to inquire whether these innovators can rely on themselves or have to depend on others: that is to say, whether, to consummate their enterprise, have they to use prayers or can they use force?
Many-sidedness was almost essential as a pretext for the Innovators.
But legislators who would establish this principle are apt to overlook what they ought to consider; that while they regulate the quantity of provisions which each individual shall possess, they ought also to regulate the number of his children; for if these exceed the allotted quantity of provision, the law must necessarily be repealed; and yet, in spite of the repeal, it will have the bad effect of reducing many from wealth to poverty, so difficult is it for innovators not to fall into such mistakes.
The daring innovators started with the new notion of buying a picture which they themselves could admire and appreciate, and for the genuineness of which the artist was still living to vouch.
Regarding themselves as Middlemarch institutions, they were ready to combine against all innovators, and against non-professionals given to interference.
It is true that his nature was extremely conservative; that after a brief period of youthful free thinking he was fanatically loyal to the national Church and to the king (though theoretically he was a Jacobite, a supporter of the supplanted Stuarts as against the reigning House of Hanover); and that in conversation he was likely to roar down or scowl down all innovators and their defenders or silence them with such observations as, 'Sir, I perceive you are a vile Whig.
Kearney Best Innovator competition began in Germany in 2003, partly in response to rising concern among Western European companies that more sophisticated--and lower-cost competitors--from emerging nations were threatening their long-term profitability and perhaps their survival.
The initiative by the Technology Development Committee (TDC), Innovator 2014, will also award a total of Dh60,000 to enable further development of two of the projects that are showcased.
Muscat, Jan 28 (ONA) The three -day Omani Innovator and Future Visions Conference was concluded at Oman International Exhibition Centre today with 65 participants from among innovation supervisors at the different governmental agencies.
Metering unit series: Innovator, Innovator-EP, Innovator-LT, Micro-Innovator

Full browser ?