Innovate In"no*vate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Innovated; p. pr. & vb. n. Innovating.] [L. innovatus,p. p. of innovare to revew; pref. in- in + novare to make new,fr. novus new. See New.] 1. To bring in as new; to introduce as a novelty; as, to innovate a word or an act. [Archaic] 2. To change or alter by introducing something new; to remodel; to revolutionize. [Archaic] --Burton. From his attempts upon the civil power, he proceeds to innovate God's worship. --South.