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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 periodicals archive ?
Primer pairs used for PCR and qPCR of the nod gene were nod684Fv2/ nod1706Rv2 and nod1446F/nod1706Rv2, respectively [18].
The workplace deviance literature emerged when Robinson and Bennett (1995) first conceptualized a typology of deviant workplace behaviors with two dimensions: negative organizational deviance (NOD) and negative interpersonal deviance (NID).
'Wild flower garden in Allesley Park' sent in by Stuart Guest from Mount Nod |
Structural Alterations in the Pancreatic Islets and Quantitative Changes in the Islet Cell Contents of NOD and NOR Mice following STZ Application.
NOD/scid mice with adoptive transfer and spontaneous diabetic NOD mice were treated with vehicle (as control), ATRA (Sigma, St.
The NOD, therefore, is a result of this reproductive practice, and the power behind its discourse is the support of the state as well as its historical discursive structure.
The merger, initially planned to complete on 31 December 2012, has already received a conditional nod from European regulators.
Summary: US historical drama Lincoln leads the pack at the Oscars with 12 nods, including a Best Actor nomination for Daniel Day-Lewis.
The main difference is that the present-gen #9 doesn't roll and flash so distinctly on the nod and shake.
A 695-metre event closes the card with well-drawn Brunspink Nod (T1 10.26) fancied.
BAFTA was quicker than the Oscars to recognize Scorsese's talent, with a directing nod in 1974 for "Alice Doesn't Live Here Any More," which also won for top film, lead actress for Ellen Burstyn, supporting actress for Diane Ladd and original screenplay for Robert Getchell.
Any NOD models developed will help policymakers as they continue to grapple with banking reform and housing assistance.
Sasha Fierce." The former "Destiny's Child" singer also picked up a nod in the song of the year category.
Swift, 19, who has already enjoyed success this year at the American Music Awards and Country Music Awards, earned a nod for her album "Fearless." Other nominees were the Black Eyed Peas for "The E.N.D", Lady Gaga ("The Fame") and Dave Matthews Band for "Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King."
"A nod is an ever-so-slight, up-down movement once the lure has fallen into stationary mode.