Definition of 'nod'

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It is troubling that she looks likely to give it the nod anyway. The Sun (2016)It is also a nod to the direction in which he intends to take the England team. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sounds pretty dull but this is what it would mean if Mrs May gives it the nod. The Sun (2017)He has been riding out and schooling but needs to be given the nod by the sport's doctors before he can return to the track. The Sun (2016)He made sure he made a ritual nod in her direction as he launched his leadership campaign. The Sun (2007)Or does he just give a nod to simple math and select him? Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are jealous men tend to nod off quicker and sleep more soundly. The Sun (2010)Only after he nods his approval are both glasses filled. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So the movements that it makes and the signals that it gives are often nodding and winking within that language system. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The social worker nods in agreement. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She rocked and nodded her agreement. Travers, P L What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)Bale did not smile, he just nodded in polite acknowledgment. The Sun (2016)Heads nod in acknowledgement as individuals recall times when this was their experience, too. Christianity Today (2000)It's only a subtle thing but a nice little nod. The Sun (2010)We nodded in unspoken understanding. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She nods in my direction. Times, Sunday Times (2014)F nods in seeming understanding and announces that he's really learning with me. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And expect a huge name to get the nod to host the awards on February 14 next year. The Sun (2010)

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Translations for 'nod'

British English: nod /nɒd/ VERB
If you nod, you move your head downwards and upwards to show that you are answering 'yes' to a question, or to show agreement, understanding, or approval.
`Are you okay?' I asked. She nodded and smiled.
He tasted it and nodded his approval.
  • American English: nod
  • Arabic: يُومِئُ بِرَأسِهِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: acenar com a cabeça
  • Chinese: 点头
  • Croatian: kimnuti
  • Czech: přikývnout na souhlas
  • Danish: nikke
  • Dutch: knikken
  • European Spanish: asentir con la cabeza
  • Finnish: nyökätä
  • French: hocher
  • German: nicken
  • Greek: γνέφω
  • Italian: annuire
  • Japanese: うなずく
  • Korean: 머리를 끄덕이다
  • Norwegian: nikke
  • Polish: ukłonić się
  • European Portuguese: acenar com a cabeça
  • Romanian: a da din cap aprobator
  • Russian: кивать
  • Spanish: asentir con la cabeza
  • Swedish: nicka
  • Thai: พยักหน้า
  • Turkish: başıyla onaylamak
  • Ukrainian: кивати
  • Vietnamese: gật đầu


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