nod nod  /ˈnɑd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sign of assent or salutation or command
  2. (n) the act of nodding the head
  3. (v) express or signify by nodding
  4. (v) lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation
  5. (v) let the head fall forward through drowsiness
  6. (v) sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion
  7. (v) be almost asleep

Usage(s):

  1. You have to figure out your sentence, she used to tell John Kennedy, who would nod thoughtfully and then grouse when she left.
  2. Every campaign ought to send a signal that there's not going to be a wink and a nod to this kind of activity.
  3. Yet he needs a woman; he seems happy only when he can nod off, in a taxi, on a kind lady's shoulder.

News

  1. Egypt Seen to Give Nod Toward Jihadis on Syria

    Morsi's new tough tone on Syria raises concerns of a nod to jihadi fighters        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. U.S. Open report

    Round 3: Nod goes to Merion ARDMORE, Pa. — Merion still played mean and nasty Saturday in the third round of the U.S. Open, playing to a stroke average of 74.356 and refusing to yield a single birdie at the par-4 18th hole.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  3. Nebraska cowboys at Buffalo Bill Rodeo

    North Platte gives a nod to its heritage this week, and turns into Rodeo Town for four days. Several hundred cowboys and cowgirls will stampede into town, along with their mounts, bucking horses and bulls, and roping calves and steers.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: North Platte Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "As of today, more than 4 million people have given me their vote for president, that's of course, less than Senator moccasin's 4.7 million, but quite a statement nonetheless. Eleven states have given me their nod, compared to his 13. Of course,...
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Mitt Romney Source: Examiner.com

  2. He added: "But if he isn't given the nod by the boss, then he has to cheer on the side from the sidelines."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Fernando Torres Source: The Press Association

  3. "I think Evan this week gives us the best chance of winning," Weis said. "I think that the separation between the two of them isn't big enough for a banged-up guy getting a nod over a fresh guy, and that's why we're going in that direction."
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: Charlie Weis Source: Chicago Tribune

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