verb (used without object), in·no·vat·ed, in·no·vat·ing.
verb (used with object), in·no·vat·ed, in·no·vat·ing.
Origin of innovate
Related formsin·no·va·tor, nounin·no·va·to·ry, adjectiveun·in·no·vat·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for innovate
So Wilson had to innovate a new business plan—a $950 monthly lease, with 2,000 free copies.
The key to his success is working in a practice that gives him time to innovate.
It does so because competition for the kind of high-skill workers it needs to innovate is high.
Who gets to innovate in a world where you need to pay AT&T to compete?AT&T’s New “Sponsored Data” Scheme is a Tremendous Loss for All of Us|Michael Weinberg|January 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These are cities with a thriving housing market and the intellectual capital to innovate and improve.
In him assuredly there was no attempt at inventiveness; he has always repudiated the idea that the poet should seek to innovate.Personality in Literature|Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
Sire, to regulate industry in this way is not to innovate, but to persevere.Economic Sophisms|Frederic Bastiat
The musters on both sides should be disbanded,—neither party should “innovate” upon the status in quo.History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth. Vol. III|James Anthony Froude
Let him originate, let him innovate, let him blaze his path with the pioneers—let him think.The Library and Society|Various
Sire, to make such regulations is not to innovate, but to preserve.Sophisms of the Protectionists|Frederic Bastiat