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nod

nod

 
 
pronunciation:
nad
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: nodded, nodding, nods
definition 1: to move the head up and down as an indication of assent, greeting, or approval.
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similar words:
acquiesce, agree, approve, assent, bow, gesture
definition 2: to drop the head in sleep for a very brief time; doze.
synonyms:
doze
similar words:
drop off, drowse, nap
definition 3: to be careless through inattention.
similar words:
blunder, falter, slip, trip
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: nodded, nodding, nods
definition 1: to move (the head) up and down as an indication of assent, greeting, or approval.
similar words:
bow, dip, incline
definition 2: to express or indicate by lowering and raising the head.
She nodded her approval.
similar words:
bow, express, indicate, signal
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a nodding gesture, as in approval or the like.
similar words:
cue, inclination, indication
definition 2: a very brief nap.
synonyms:
catnap, doze, nap
similar words:
sleep
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