nod

All Noun Verb Adverb
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  • But though he nodded again he did not think it was a beautiful sight. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • He looked round at us all, and nodded a great many times. Cited from Devon Boys, by George Manville Fenn
  • But he only nodded his head, as if he understood the matter completely. Cited from A Hungarian Nabob, by Maurus Jokai
  • Then she told what had passed, and the doctor nodded his head. Cited from Quicksilver, by George Manville Fenn
  • The members looked at each other, and the president nodded to one of them. Cited from Better Dead, by J. M. Barrie
  • He immediately put out his to receive it, nodding at the same time. Cited from The Golden Grasshopper, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He nodded to the boy and girl as he went past them and on into the house. Cited from Play the Game!, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • Paul nods and tells him that they were just trying to give him a better life.
  • I handed the letter to the general, who read it through and nodded. Cited from Gil the Gunner, by George Manville Fenn
  • He didn't know just what to say, so he said nothing and just nodded his head. Cited from Mother West Wind "How" Stories, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • In the Western world, people often use a nod for the same purpose.
  • At the end of the round, the two nodded to each other in respect.
  • He nodded, and then turned to the others to speak in a low tone. Cited from Charge!, by George Manville Fenn
  • He looked at his friend with swimming eyes and nodded his head. Cited from The Crew of the Water Wagtail, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He nodded, his attention at once secured by seeing his own name. Cited from A Bid for Fortune, by Guy Boothby
  • He handed over a key, and nodded toward the first service engine. Cited from Police Your Planet, by Lester del Rey
  • Peter returned to find the two old women nodding in company. Cited from The Unseen Bridgegroom, by May Agnes Fleming
  • He nodded again quickly, and felt as if it would be impossible to try and set his mother right. Cited from In Honour's Cause, by George Manville Fenn
  • He nodded, for he could not speak either for a time. Cited from Gil the Gunner, by George Manville Fenn
  • Nodding may also be used as a sign of recognition in some areas.
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Meaning of nod

  • noun A sign of assent or salutation or command
  • noun The act of nodding the head
  • verb Express or signify by nodding
    He nodded his approval
  • verb Lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation
    The teacher nodded when the student gave the right answer
  • verb Let the head fall forward through drowsiness
    The old man was nodding in his chair
  • verb Sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion
    the flowers were nodding in the breeze
  • verb Be almost asleep
    The old man sat nodding by the fireplace