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Synonyms for innovation
ˌɪn əˈveɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. invention, innovation(noun)

    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, design(noun)

    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, instauration(noun)

    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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. innovation(n)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. innovation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    change, introduction of novelty

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How to use innovation in a sentence?

  1. Richard Barry:

    You're going to see products imagined in a different way, using new technology and innovation, and allowing kids to live out the 'Star Wars' saga in a way that has never been possible before.

  2. Francois Villeroy de Galhau:

    Financial regulators are favorable towards innovation. But that cannot come to the detriment of the security of the consumer.

  3. John Zhu:

    More one-off relief measures were always likely given the weaker outlook for the Hong Kong and global economy, the long-term challenges are not something that can be solved in a single budget. But the support for SMEs, technology and innovation is certainly what Hong Kong could do with.

  4. Maureen O'Connell:

    Technology-based innovation is imperative for success in a competitive business environment.

  5. John Barr:

    The law of large numbers is happening, but nothing is dramatically broken with the iPhone market, and we think Apple is going to continue to be the innovation leader driving it forward.


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