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To move up and down repeatedly
“Unable to control my smile, I beam up at him and nod my head vigorously.”
To move downward in a single motion
“Bitzer gave a nod, just a single nod of the head, and looked down at the floor.”
To approve, affirm or agree with a nod
“Cameron could not help but nod enthusiastically at each of her proposals.”
To greet or acknowledge someone with a nod
“He'd nod to her as he entered, and nod again as he left.”
To signal to someone with a nod
“He would nod to Jack, signaling that it was time for him to make his move.”
(nod off) To fall asleep
“As she talks to me about what's next, I find myself unable to pay attention and gradually nod off.”
To make a mistake, especially by being temporarily inattentive or tired
“I am very sorry to be so critical of my friend Peter Schuck, but even Homer can nod.”
Plural for an up-and-down movement, single or repeated
“He looked past her to Zia, and with a nod of his head, he stepped back to allow them to enter.”
Plural for an affirmation or approval in the form of a nod, sometimes figuratively
“After the huge success with remote networking, management has given the nod for the full automation project.”
Plural for a greeting in the form of a nod (of the head)
“He always gave her a nod when they met in the corridor.”
Plural for a sign or signal in the form of a nod, sometimes figuratively
“You give me a nod when you're ready, Harry, and we'll settle our inheritance thing out.”
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