What does dynamic mean?

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daɪˈnæm ɪkdy·nam·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moral force, dynamic(adj)

    an efficient incentive

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

  2. dynamic, dynamical(adj)

    characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality

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

  3. dynamic(adj)

    of or relating to dynamics

  4. active, dynamic(adj)

    (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. dynamic(Noun)

    A characteristic or manner of an interaction; a behavior.

  2. dynamic(Noun)

    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. dynamic(Noun)

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

  4. dynamic(Adjective)

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

  5. dynamic(Adjective)


  6. dynamic(Adjective)

    Able to change and to adapt

  7. dynamic(Adjective)

    Having to do with the volume of sound.

    The dynamic marking in bar 40 is forte.

  8. dynamic(Adjective)

    happening at runtime instead of at compile time or predetermined

    Dynamic IP addresses.

  9. dynamic(Adjective)

    pertaining to dynamics

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dynamic(adj)

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce dynamic?

  1. Alex
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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. Lina Hidalgo:

    This is a dynamic situation.

  2. Kenneth Hildebrand:

    Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes.

  3. Tom Diaz:

    They've changed the dynamic of this whole issue.

  4. Tarek El Moussa:

    It's a whole different dynamic and it's more real.

  5. Eugen Weinberg:

    We argue this dynamic is hardly fundamentally sound.

Images & Illustrations of dynamic

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