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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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References in classic literature ?
She would even sympathise with me for the trouble I had with the children, and express at times, by half sentences, interspersed with nods and knowing winks, her sense of the injudicious conduct of their mamma in so restricting my power, and neglecting to support me with her authority.
I believe you, Muster Gashford,' interposed the hangman with a grave nod.
Weller, having delivered this gentle recipe with strong emphasis, eked out by a variety of nods and contortions of the eye, emptied his glass at a draught, and knocked the ashes out of his pipe, with native dignity.
Mr Swiveller acknowledged her presence by a nod, and exchanged his coat for the aquatic jacket; which usually took some time fitting on, for in consequence of a tightness in the sleeves, it was only to be got into by a series of struggles.
Yes, sir, every evening; she's my eldest, and three nods from her means that the missus is a little better.
Berkswell countryside' sent in by Stuart Guest from Mount Nod |
It is also the generic root of the English habit of saying "I say," because they haven't a clue what we are saying when we nod.
By investing in novel technologies and partnering with an expert in beekeeping, like NOD, we want to ensure we protect the environment and also agriculture.
Summary: US historical drama Lincoln leads the pack at the Oscars with 12 nods, including a Best Actor nomination for Daniel Day-Lewis.
Currently, an oral insulin formulation, the first candidate developed with NOD technology, is entering phase I clinical studies in China.
In the province of Sky, Nod finds access to every dimension.
Meryl Streep's acting nod this year gives her 14 nominations, breaking the record she set in 2002.
The NOD also urges those with mobility disabilities to prepare a "ready kit" and "go bag" which would include heavy gloves to use while wheeling over glass and debris and an extra battery for motorized wheelchairs or scooters.
Some nod back, some don't notice and others look at me like I have a second head.