Nod definitions

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A forward or up-and-down movement of the head, usually expressive of drowsiness or agreement.

A nod of affirmation.

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An indication of approval or assent.

The contestant got the nod from the judges.

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A nomination for an award.
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To lower and raise the head quickly, as in agreement or acknowledgment.
verb
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A nodding, as of the head, treetops, etc.
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To let the head fall forward when sleepy.
verb
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A sign of affirmation, assent, favorable decision, etc.

To give or get the nod.

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To be careless or momentarily inattentive as if sleepy; lapse.

Even Homer nods.

verb
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To bend the head forward slightly and raise it again quickly, as a sign of greeting, command, acknowledgment, invitation, or, specif., of agreement or assent.
verb
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To sway, move up and down, or droop, as flowers in the wind.
verb
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To let the head fall forward involuntarily because of drowsiness; be very sleepy.
verb
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To lower and raise (the head) quickly in agreement or acknowledgment.
verb
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To be inattentive or careless; make a slip.
verb
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To express by lowering and raising the head.

Nod one's agreement.

verb
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To sway back and forth or up and down, or to hang down, as the tops of trees.
verb
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To summon, guide, or send by nodding the head.

She nodded us into the room.

verb
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To be under the influence of a drug, as heroin.
verb
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To bend (the head) forward slightly and raise it again quickly.
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To signify (assent, approval, agreement, etc.) by doing this.
verb
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To invite or dismiss by a nod.
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The definition of a nod is an up and down movement of the head, usually to show agreement or tiredness.

An example of a nod is a dropping forth of the head when almost falling asleep in class.

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Nod is defined as to quickly raise and lower the head, usually for showing agreement or tiredness.

An example of to nod is to agree with someone by a movement of the head.

verb
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(law) Notice Of Disagreement; filed by an appellant in response to a denial of veteran's benefits in United States law.
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Origin of nod

Middle English nodden perhaps akin to Middle High German notten