innovative Definition

  • 1(of a product, idea, etc.) featuring new methods; advanced and original
  • 2showing creativity and originality

Using innovative: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "innovative" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company is known for its innovative approach to design.

  • Example

    She has an innovative mind that is always coming up with new ideas.

  • Example

    The new software includes some innovative features that make it stand out from the competition.

innovative Synonyms and Antonyms

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Antonyms for innovative

Phrases with innovative

  • new and advanced technological methods or products


    The company is investing heavily in innovative technology to stay ahead of the competition.

  • innovative solutions

    new and creative ways to solve problems or address challenges


    The team came up with some innovative solutions to the design problem.

  • original and creative approaches to designing products or spaces


    The architect's innovative design for the building won several awards.


Summary: innovative in Brief

The term 'innovative' [ˈɪnəveɪtɪv] describes something that is new, advanced, and original, often featuring creative and original methods. It can be used to describe products, ideas, or people, as in 'She has an innovative mind that is always coming up with new ideas.' The term extends into phrases like 'innovative technology,' 'innovative solutions,' and 'innovative design,' denoting new and creative approaches to solving problems or designing products.

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