Meaning of DYNAMIC in English

I. dī-ˈna-mik adjective

Etymology: French dynamique, from Greek dynamikos powerful, from dynamis power, from dynasthai to be able

Date: 1827

1. also dy·nam·i·cal -mi-kəl

a. : of or relating to physical force or energy

b. : of or relating to dynamics


a. : marked by usually continuous and productive activity or change

a dynamic city

b. : energetic , forceful

a dynamic personality

3. of random-access memory : requiring periodic refreshment of charge in order to retain data

• dy·nam·i·cal·ly -mi-k(ə-)lē adverb

II. noun

Date: 1868

1. : a dynamic force

2. : dynamics 2 ; also : an underlying cause of change or growth

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