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nod

nod

 
pronunciation:
nad
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: nodded, nodded, nodding, nodding, nods, nods
definition 1: to move the head up and down as to show greeting or approval.
She nodded and said hello.When the boy asked if he could go, his mother nodded.
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similar words:
agree, approve, assent, bow, gesture
definition 2: to drop the head in sleep for a short time.
When he nodded in class, his friend poked him.
synonyms:
doze
similar words:
drop off, nap
definition 3: to express by lowering and raising the head.
She nodded her agreement.
similar words:
express, indicate, signal
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an up and down movement of the head.
The teacher gave Hannah a nod when it was her turn to answer.
similar words:
cue, indication
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