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

Wiktionary

  1. dynamicnoun

    A characteristic or manner of an interaction; a behavior.

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

  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.

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

  3. dynamicnoun

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

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

  4. dynamicadjective

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

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

  5. dynamicadjective

    Powerful

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

  6. dynamicadjective

    Able to change and to adapt

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

  7. dynamicadjective

    Having to do with the volume of sound.

    The dynamic marking in bar 40 is forte.

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

  8. dynamicadjective

    happening at runtime instead of at compile time or predetermined

    Dynamic IP addresses.

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

  9. dynamicadjective

    pertaining to dynamics

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

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Numerology

  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. Terry Gilbert:

    It has a chilling effect on the exercise of free speech, which is so critical in a democratic society, that's dangerous. I think that could change the whole dynamic of protest.

  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. Alain Bellemare:

    We understand the dynamic of the market and we will do what is right for the business.

  4. House Minority Leader Pelosi:

    It is the most exhilarating thrill to be a leader in a party that has that kind of diversity of opinion, it’s our strength.We’re not a rubber stamp.… It isn’t about some of the things that you talked about interparty.It’s a dynamic, but it certainly can work to our advantage.So I don’t see it as an obstacle, no.

  5. Jayce Tingler:

    Tatis is able to do different things and he hit the ball out of the park tonight, when he and Manny are going together, we can be a very, very dynamic offense.

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