What does dynamic mean?

Definitions for dynamic
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

Wiktionary

  1. dynamic(Noun)

    A characteristic or manner of an interaction; a behavior.

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

  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.

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

  3. dynamic(Noun)

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

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

  4. dynamic(Adjective)

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

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

  5. dynamic(Adjective)

    Powerful

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

  6. dynamic(Adjective)

    Able to change and to adapt

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

  7. dynamic(Adjective)

    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. dynamic(Adjective)

    happening at runtime instead of at compile time or predetermined

    Dynamic IP addresses.

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

  9. dynamic(Adjective)

    pertaining to dynamics

    Etymology: 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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  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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How to say dynamic in sign language?

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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. Andrew Schurer:

    The eruption injected a huge amount of sulphur dioxide into the stratosphere, which would have quickly spread across the world, oxidising to form sulphate aerosols, these volcanic aerosols reduce net shortwave radiation causing widespread, long lasting surface cooling. They also lead to a reduction in global rainfall, while wettening some dry regions and causing dynamic changes in the large-scale circulation of both ocean and atmosphere.

  2. Marc Short:

    I think unfortunately in this environment we expect every [Senate] vote is close, it’s just the dynamic we face.

  3. Barry Sloane:

    It’s all for the same goal, ultimately, [our characters are] having to do things that they might not choose to [do], but they’re all pushing in the same direction. I think that’s something interesting, the dynamic between them is in order to achieve these goals, they have to find a way to go together when they necessarily wouldn’t have common ground to begin with. It’s a really interesting dynamic to see that happen.

  4. Richard Kim:

    This is 100% sustainable, electric, non-polluting vehicle, and it can be as dynamic as 1,000 horsepower.

  5. Dennis Rodman:

    This whole thing with me, [Kim] and Donald Trump -- it’s a whole different dynamic right now, i said to [Trump] I got three things to say to you, and after that, he told me to 'f--k off.'.

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