The noun innovation means the introduction of new ideas, methods, or things.

Synonyms are addition, alteration, contraption, or modernization.

The word origins in middle 15th century. It comes from innovacion meaning “restoration, renewal”. It also comes from Late Latin innovationem, from past-participle stem of innovare meaning “to change, to renew”. It is derived from in- meaning “into” plus novus meaning “new”.

These countries are about to be successful with innovation and advancement.

The student’s innovation was the introduction of using banana peels as a straw.

Innovation will happen when many people depend so much on machines.