innovatory

innovate

[in-uh-veyt]
verb (used without object), innovated, innovating.
1.
to introduce something new; make changes in anything established.
verb (used with object), innovated, innovating.
2.
to introduce (something new) for or as if for the first time: to innovate a computer operating system.
3.
Archaic. to alter.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin innovātus past participle of innovāre to renew, alter, equivalent to in- in-2 + novātus (novā(re) to renew, verbal derivative of novus new + -tus past participle suffix)

innovator, noun
innovatory, adjective
uninnovating, adjective
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innovate (ˈɪnəˌveɪt)
 
vb
to invent or begin to apply (methods, ideas, etc)
 
[C16: from Latin innovāre to renew, from in-² + novāre to make new, from novus new]
 
innovative
 
adj
 
'innovatory
 
adj
 
'innovator
 
n

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innovate
1548, from L. innovatus, pp. of innovare "to renew or change," from in- "into" + novus "new."
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