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Synonyms for innovation
ˌɪn əˈveɪ ʃən

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. innovationnoun

    A change is a passing from one state or form to another, any act or process by which a thing becomes unlike what it was before, or the unlikeness so produced; we say a change was taking place, or the change that had taken place was manifest. Mutation is a more formal word for change, often suggesting repeated or continual change; as, the mutations of fortune. Novelty is a change to what is new, or the newness of that to which a change is made; as, he was perpetually desirous of novelty. Revolution is specifically and most commonly a change of government. Variation is a partial change in form, qualities, etc., but especially in position or action; as, the variation of the magnetic needle or of the pulse. Variety is a succession of changes or an intermixture of different things, and is always thought of as agreeable. Vicissitude is sharp, sudden, or violent change, always thought of as surprising and often as disturbing or distressing; as, the vicissitudes of politics. Transition is change by passing from one place or state to another, especially in a natural, regular, or orderly way; as, the transition from spring to summer, or from youth to manhood. An innovation is a change that breaks in upon an established order or custom; as, an innovation in religion or politics. For the distinctions between the other words compare the synonyms for CHANGE, v. In the religious sense regeneration is the vital renewing of the soul by the power of the divine Spirit; conversion is the conscious and manifest change from evil to good, or from a lower to a higher spiritual state; as, in Luke xxii, 32, "when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren." In popular use conversion is the most common word to express the idea of regeneration.

    Synonyms:
    alteration, change, change, conversion, diversity, mutation, novelty, regeneration, renewal, renewing, revolution, transformation, transition, transmutation, variation, variety, vicissitude

    Antonyms:
    constancy, continuance, firmness, fixedness, fixity, identity, invariability, permanence, persistence, steadiness, unchangeableness, uniformity

    Preposition:
    We have made a change for the better; the change from winter to spring; the change of a liquid to or into a gas; a change in quality; a change by absorption or oxidation.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. innovation

    Synonyms:
    alteration, reversal, novelty, newfangledness

    Antonyms:
    conservation, maintenance, archaism, old-fashion, obsoleteness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. invention, innovationnoun

    a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation

    Synonyms:
    origination, excogitation, founding, foundation, instauration, creation, institution, design, initiation, introduction, invention, conception

  2. invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, designnoun

    the creation of something in the mind

    Synonyms:
    intention, foundation, initiation, instauration, design, introduction, construct, designing, figure, creation, plan, excogitation, conception, aim, intent, blueprint, institution, founding, pattern, invention, origination, concept, purpose

  3. initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instaurationnoun

    the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new

    "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

    Synonyms:
    cosmos, foundation garment, founding, entry, groundwork, unveiling, instauration, invention, base, substructure, excogitation, introduction, presentation, creative activity, fundament, intro, world, asylum, knowledgeableness, understructure, foundation, conception, universe, trigger, installation, knowledgeability, foot, existence, first appearance, grounding, design, institution, launching, mental home, origination, mental institution, psychiatric hospital, macrocosm, cornerstone, origin, debut, induction, basis, inception, insertion, establishment, mental hospital, initiation, intromission, creation, insane asylum

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. innovationnoun

    Synonyms:
    change, introduction of novelty

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How to use innovation in a sentence?

  1. Ed Harbour:

    This is the main hub for tech in New York and we thrive on the talent here, we thrive on the universities that encourage innovation. Cooper Union is here, New York University is here, Columbia is way up the street, but Cooper Union’s here. Cooper Union’s Cooper Union.

  2. Martin Tangney:

    What I did was I look at this as a business innovation as much as a technical innovation and thought: 'if 70 percent of the cost of production is coming from the raw materials – why not tackle that end of it?'.

  3. Sanofi Chief Executive Olivier Brandicourt:

    For the sake of patients and innovation, we need to ensure that Brexit does not negatively impact the regulatory capacity, the regulatory processes and the time frame for the introduction of new medicine both in the United Kingdom and in Europe, that must remain a priority.

  4. James Cakmak:

    Some of the allegations, such as health related matters, are concerning and need to be addressed if true, the overarching takeaway though should be that step advances in innovation do not come easy and have been evidenced by success stories time and again – gradual change is one thing, step function changes are another.

  5. Aaron McDonald:

    I currently have a client who just yesterday reported such a behavior in her dog, Isis. Her toddler has a tendency to climb and tumble. As a response, the dog now stands behind her to brace her fall. The owner gave no such instruction. What emotion drives that innovation, if not feelings of empathy ? Empathy is found at the heart of social attachment.

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