What does dynamic mean?

Definitions for dynamic
daɪˈnæm ɪkdy·nam·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moral force, dynamicadjective

    an efficient incentive

    "they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches"

  2. dynamic, dynamicaladjective

    characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality

    "a dynamic market"; "a dynamic speaker"; "the dynamic president of the firm"

  3. dynamicadjective

    of or relating to dynamics

  4. active, dynamicadjective

    (used of verbs (e.g. `to run') and participial adjectives (e.g. `running' in `running water')) expressing action rather than a state of being


  1. dynamicnoun

    A characteristic or manner of an interaction; a behavior.

  2. dynamicnoun

    The varying loudness or volume of a song or the markings that indicate the loudness.

    If you pay attention to the dynamics as you play, it's a very moving piece.

  3. dynamicnoun

    A symbol in a musical score that indicates the desired level of volume.

  4. dynamicadjective

    Changeable; active; in motion usually as the result of an external force.

  5. dynamicadjective


  6. dynamicadjective

    Able to change and to adapt

  7. dynamicadjective

    Having to do with the volume of sound.

    The dynamic marking in bar 40 is forte.

  8. dynamicadjective

    happening at runtime instead of at compile time or predetermined

    Dynamic IP addresses.

  9. dynamicadjective

    pertaining to dynamics

  10. Etymology: From dynamique, from δυναμικός, from δύναμις, from δύναμαι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dynamicadjective

    alt. of Dynamical

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dynamic

    -al, di-nam′ik, -al, adj. relating to force: relating to the effects of forces in nature: causal.—n. Dynam′ic, a moving force.—adv. Dynam′ically.—ns. Dynam′ics, the science which treats of matter and motion, where the nature of the moving body and the cause of its motion are both considered; Dy′namism, a theory which explains the phenomena of the universe by some immanent energy: operation of force; Dy′namist.—adj. Dynamis′tic. [Gr. dynamikosdynamis, power—dynasthai, to be able.]

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dynamic' in Adjectives Frequency: #731

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dynamic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dynamic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of dynamic in a Sentence

  1. Clark Lea:

    We knew that they had a dynamic player at quarterback. I did not feel like we made enough plays on him when we had opportunities particularly in the first half, you have to make the plays and you have to interlock all three phases. We weren’t able to do that effectively enough tonight.

  2. Defense James Mattis:

    I will tell you that we do help them plan what we call, kind of targeting, we do not do dynamic targeting for them.

  3. Christian Tom:

    Animal Crossing : New Horizon is a dynamic, diverse, and powerful platform that brings communities together from across the world, animal Crossing : New Horizon is an exciting new opportunity for our campaign to engage and connect Joe Biden supporters as they build and decorate their islands.

  4. Defense James Mattis:

    We are aware China will face an array of challenges and opportunities in coming years, we are prepared to support China's choices if they promote long-term peace and prosperity for all in this dynamic region.

  5. Richard Kim:

    You don't have to sacrifice anything for being sustainable, this is 100% sustainable, electric, non-polluting vehicle, and it can be as dynamic as 1,000 horsepower.

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