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Synonyms for nod





give someone the nod


  • give the go-ahead
  • give the green light
  • give the okay
  • greenlight

Synonyms for nod

to respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance

to sleep for a brief period

an inclination of the head or body, as in greeting, consent, courtesy, submission, or worship

the act or process of accepting

Words related to nod

a sign of assent or salutation or command

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the act of nodding the head

express or signify by nodding

lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation

sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion

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be almost asleep

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DPJ sources say the party is set to give the nod for the former vice finance minister for international affairs to head the BOJ.
McNair, the brother of Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair, has started the whole year, and with the Destroyers needing a victory to get into the playoffs, it seemed odd Bentley would give the nod to Loots in such a critical situation.
It's an impossible contest to call 7/8 each performance is so aggressively irritating 7/8 but seniority and resume give the nod to Walters, who chews up scenery with a zest normally reserved for feeding time at the alligator farm.
We give the nod to Harris for his 24 years of experience on the bench, as a Municipal Court judge since 1984 and commissioner before that.
Even Dallas coach Don Nelson would give the nod to O'Neal after he absorbed every Mavericks blow and orchestrated a well-timed, well-executed Lakers victory, 119-109, at Reunion Arena.