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nod

noun

1 nod

A sign of assent or salutation or command.

Roget 741: command, order, ordinance, act, fiat, hukm, bidding, dictum, hest, behest, call, beck, nod.    despatch, ... show more

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more

Roget 488: assent, assentment; acquiescence, admission; nod; accord, concord, concordance; agreement etc. 23; affirmance, affirmation; recognition, ... show more

Roget 894: courtesy; respect etc. 928; good manners, good behavior, good breeding; manners; politeness etc. adj.; bienseance, urbanity, ... show more



2 nod

The act of nodding the head.

Dutch: nutatie
Polish: kiwnińôcie

verb

1 nod

Express or signify by nodding.

Roget 683: be inactive etc. adj.; do nothing etc. 681; move slowly etc. 275; let the grass grow under one's feet; take one's time, dawdle, drawl, ... show more

Roget 550: indicate; be the sign etc. n.. of; denote, betoken; argue, testify etc. (evidence) 467; bear the impress etc. ... show more

Roget 314: oscillate; vibrate, librate; alternate, undulate, wave; rock, swing; pulsate, beat; wag, waggle; nod, bob, ... show more

2 nod

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

Dutch: knikken

3 nod

Let the head fall forward through drowsiness.

Dutch: knikkebollen, knikken

4 nod

Sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion.

5 nod

Be almost asleep.

Dutch: knikkebollen


Moby thesaurus: John Hancock, OK, Roman candle, abide by, accede, accede to, accept, acceptance, acclaim, accord to, accost, acquiesce, acquiesce in, address, adherence, admiration, affirmance, affirmation, affirmative, affirmative attitude ... show more.

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