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innovate

[ in-uh-veyt ]
/ 藞瑟n 蓹藢ve瑟t /
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verb (used without object), in路no路vat路ed, in路no路vat路ing.
to introduce something new; make changes in anything established.
verb (used with object), in路no路vat路ed, in路no路vat路ing.
to introduce (something new) for or as if for the first time: to innovate a computer operating system.
Archaic. to alter.
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Origin of innovate

First recorded in 1540鈥50; from Latin innov膩tus, past participle of innov膩re 鈥渢o renew, alter,鈥 equivalent to in- intensive prefix + nov膩tus, past participle of nov膩(re) 鈥渢o renew,鈥 verbal derivative of novus 鈥渘ew鈥 + -tus past participle suffix); see in-2, new

OTHER WORDS FROM innovate

in路no路va路tor, nounun路in路no路vat路ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for innovate

innovate
/ (藞瑟n蓹藢ve瑟t) /

verb
to invent or begin to apply (methods, ideas, etc)

Derived forms of innovate

innovative or innovatory, adjectiveinnovator, noun

Word Origin for innovate

C16: from Latin innov膩re to renew, from in- 虏 + nov膩re to make new, from novus new
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