Dynamic vs Dynamize - What's the difference?

dynamic | dynamize |


As an adjective dynamic

is changing; active; in motion.

As a noun dynamic

is a characteristic or manner of an interaction; a behavior.

As a verb dynamize is

to make dynamic.

dynamic

English

Alternative forms

* dynamick (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Changing; active; in motion.
  • The environment is dynamic , changing with the years and the seasons.
    dynamic economy
  • Powerful; energetic.
  • He was a dynamic and engaging speaker.
  • Able to change and adapt.
  • (music) Having to do with the volume of sound.
  • The dynamic marking in bar 40 is forte.
  • (computing) Happening at runtime instead of being predetermined at compile time.
  • dynamic allocation
    dynamic IP addresses
    the dynamic resizing of an array
  • Pertaining to dynamics, the branch of mechanics concerned with the effects of forces on the motion of objects.
  • Synonyms

    * : active, fluid, moving * (powerful): energetic, powerful

    Antonyms

    * static * (computing) static

    Derived terms

    * dynamicity * dynamical * hydrodynamic * aerodynamic

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A characteristic or manner of an interaction; a behavior.
  • Watch the dynamic between the husband and wife when they disagree.
    The study of fluid dynamics quantifies turbulent and laminar flows.
  • (music) 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.
  • (music) A symbol in a musical score that indicates the desired level of volume.
  • Synonyms

    * apparatus, course of action, design, effect, function, functioning, implementation, interchange, interplay, mechanism, method, modus operandi, motif, nature, operation, pattern, process, regimen, workings

    dynamize

    English

    Alternative forms

    * dynamise

    Verb

    (dynamiz)
  • To make dynamic.
  • (pharmacology) To render effective.