/ daɪˈnæmɪk; NAmE / noun , adjective
dynamics [ pl. ] the way in which people or things behave and react to each other in a particular situation :
the dynamics of political change
group dynamics (= the way in which members of a group react to each other)
dynamics [ U ] the science of the forces involved in movement :
[ sing. ] ( formal ) a force that produces change, action or effects
dynamics [ pl. ] ( music ) changes in volume in music
( approving ) ( of a person ) having a lot of energy and a strong personality :
a dynamic personality
( of a process ) always changing and making progress
( physics ) ( of a force or power ) producing movement
( linguistics ) ( of verbs ) describing an action rather than a state. Dynamic verbs (for example eat , grow , knock , die ) can be used in the progressive tenses.
► dy·nam·ic·al·ly / -kli; NAmE / adverb
early 19th cent. (as a term in physics): from French dynamique , from Greek dunamikos , from dunamis power.