HyperDic: nod

English > 7 senses of the word nod:
VERBcommunicationnodexpress or signify by nodding
communicationnodlower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation
bodynodlet the head fall forward through drowsiness
motionnodsway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion
bodynodbe almost asleep
NOUNcommunicationnoda sign of assent or salutation / salutation or command
actnodthe act of nodding the head
nod > pronunciation
Soundsnaa'd
Rhymesarthropod ... wad: 38 rhymes with aad...
English > nod: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA sign of assent or salutation / salutation or command.
Broadergesture, motionThe use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
Spanishinclinación de cabeza
Verbsnodexpress or signify by nodding
English > nod: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of nodding the head.
Narrowernutationuncontrolled nodding
Broaderinclination, incliningThe act of inclining
Catalaninclinació
Verbsnodlet the head fall forward through drowsiness
nodlower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation
English > nod: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningExpress or signify by nodding.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He nodded his approval"
Broadergesticulate, gesture, motionshow, express or direct through movement
Spanishasentir
Catalanassentir, cabotejar
Nounsnoda sign of assent or salutation / salutation or command
English > nod: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaninglower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s to somebody
Example"The teacher nodded when the student gave the right answer"
Broadercommunicate, intercommunicatetransmit thoughts or feelings
Spanishasentir con la cabeza
Catalanassentir, fer que sí amb el cap
Nounsnodthe act of nodding the head
English > nod: 7 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningLet the head fall forward through drowsiness.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The old man was nodding in his chair"
Spanishasentir, cabecear
Catalanassentir
Nounsnodthe act of nodding the head
English > nod: 7 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningsway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"the flowers were nodding in the breeze"
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishladearse
Catalancabotejar, decantar-se, inclinar-se, oscil·lar
English > nod: 7 senses > verb 5, body
MeaningBe almost asleep.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The old man sat nodding by the fireplace"
BroaderdrowseBe on the verge of sleeping
Spanishcabecear

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