Synonyms of 'nod'
to lower and raise (one's head) briefly, to express agreement or greeting`Are you okay?' I asked. She nodded and smiled.
to sway or bend forwards and backShe nodded her head in understanding.
to express by noddingHe lifted his end of the canoe, nodding to me to take up mine.
a quick down-and-up movement of the head, in agreementThen, at a nod from their leader, they all sat.
See give someone the nod
See nod off
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in the sense of acknowledge
to show recognition of a person by a greeting or glanceHe saw her but refused to even acknowledge her.
in the sense of acknowledgment
the act of acknowledging something or someoneHe smiled in acknowledgement and gave her a bow.
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Thesaurus for nod from the Collins English Thesaurus