Definition of Nod

1. Noun. A sign of assent or salutation or command.

Generic synonyms: Gesture, Motion

2. Verb. Express or signify by nodding. "He nodded his approval"
Generic synonyms: Gesticulate, Gesture, Motion

3. Noun. The act of nodding the head.
Generic synonyms: Inclination, Inclining
Specialized synonyms: Nutation

4. Verb. Lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation. "The teacher nodded when the student gave the right answer"
Generic synonyms: Communicate, Intercommunicate

5. Verb. Let the head fall forward through drowsiness. "The old man was nodding in his chair"

6. Verb. Sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion. "The flowers were nodding in the breeze"
Generic synonyms: Move

7. Verb. Be almost asleep. "The old man sat nodding by the fireplace"
Generic synonyms: Drowse

Definition of Nod

1. v. i. To bend or incline the upper part, with a quick motion; as, nodding plumes.

2. v. t. To incline or bend, as the head or top; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness with; as, to nod the head.

3. n. A dropping or bending forward of the upper part or top of anything.

Definition of Nod

1. Initialism. (legal) Notice Of Disagreement; filed by an appellant in response to a denial of veteran's benefits in United States law. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive and intransitive) To incline the head up and down, as to indicate agreement. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive and intransitive) to sway, move up and down ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To gradually fall asleep. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To make a mistake by being temporarily inattentive or tired ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive soccer) To head; to strike the ball with one's head. ¹

7. Verb. (figuratively) ¹

8. Noun. An instance of moving one's head as described above. ¹

9. Noun. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nod

1. to briefly lower the head forward [v NODDED, NODDING, NODS]

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