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Synonyms for innovation
ˌɪn əˈveɪ ʃənin·no·va·tion

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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. Greg Behar:

    We will continue accelerating our external innovation.

  2. Jim BridenstineMeanwhile:

    We're going back to the moon, but we're doing it entirely different than we did in the 1960s, the reason we need commercial operators is because they can drive innovation if they're competing on cost and innovation.

  3. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez:

    If you are interested in growing Miami's reputation as an international tech/startup hub and making Miami the city of the future, Peter Thiel Founders Fund want to hear from you, let's work together to enhance innovation and catalyze entrepreneurship.

  4. Daniel Ives:

    It appears the company is hitting its stride as product innovation on the (software subscription) front coupled with a more acquisitive strategy are laying the groundwork for another strong year in 2015, cyber security tailwinds are massive and Check Point is at the right place at the right time.

  5. Saint Heron:

    We hope that by encountering these works, our community is inspired to further explore and study the breadth of artistic expression and the impact of Blackness in creative innovation throughout history.


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