nod

01. The old man just [nodded] his head when I asked him if he knew the location of the farm.
02. The students smiled and [nodded] their heads even though they didn't understand a word the teacher said.
03. The parrot was bouncing on its perch, and [nodding] its head in time to the music.
04. If you understand what I mean, just [nod] your head.
05. He [nodded] good-bye to the secretary as he left the office.
06. He was [nodding] his head slightly as he fell asleep in his chair.
07. Henry S. Haskins once said that the time to stop talking is when the other person [nods] his head, but says nothing.
08. The doctor acknowledged his colleagues with a [nod] of the head when he walked into the room.
09. The student [nodded] her head when asked if she understood the question.
10. With a [nod] of his head, the guitarist signaled the band to begin.
11. The young man gave a little [nod] when asked if he had stolen the car.
12. In Indonesia, it is considered proper to respond to praise with a smile and a [nod], but no more.
13. The children [nodded] their heads happily when asked if they wanted ice cream cones.
14. Unlike most whales, the beluga whale can [nod] and turn its head.
15. A head [nod] gesture signifies "no" in Bulgaria and Greece; in most other countries, it means "yes."
16. Bengalis will shake hands with a male Western visitor, but will merely [nod] when introduced to a woman.
17. I asked my boss if I could have the day off tomorrow, and he gave me the [nod].

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  • NOD — NOD, Nod, or nod may refer to Nod (gesture), a gesture of the head Nod, of Wynken, Blynken, and Nod Nod factor (nodulation factor), signalling molecules produced by rhizobia during the initiation of nodules on the root of legumes Nation of… …   Wikipedia

  • nod — ► VERB (nodded, nodding) 1) lower and raise one s head slightly and briefly in greeting, assent, or understanding, or as a signal. 2) let one s head fall forward when drowsy or asleep. 3) (nod off) informal fall asleep. 4) make a mistake due to a …   English terms dictionary

  • Nod — ist ein in der Genesis (Gen 4,16 EU) erwähntes Land „östlich von Eden“: “וַיֵּ֥צֵא קַ֖יִן מִלִּפְנֵ֣י יְהוָ֑ה וַיֵּ֥שֶׁב בְּאֶֽרֶץ־נ֖וֹד קִדְמַת־עֵֽדֶן׃ ” “wayyēṣê qayin millip̄ney YHWH wayyēšeḇ bə’ereṣ nôḏ qiḏmaṯ ‘ēḏen” Nachdem Kain seinen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nod — (n[o^]d), n. 1. A dropping or bending forward of the upper part or top of anything. [1913 Webster] Like a drunken sailor on a mast, Ready with every nod to tumble down. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A quick or slight downward or forward motion of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nod — [näd] vi. nodded, nodding [ME nodden, prob. in basic sense “to shake the head,” akin to Ger notten, to move about, OHG hnotōn, to shake, OE hnossian, to knock < IE * kneudh < base * ken , to scratch, scrape > NIP1] 1. to bend the head… …   English World dictionary

  • Nod — Nod, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nodded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nodding}.] 1. To incline or bend, as the head or top; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness with; as, to nod the head. [1913 Webster] 2. To signify by a nod; as, to nod… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nod — (n[o^]d), v. i. [OE. nodden; cf. OHG. kn[=o]t[=o]n, genuot[=o]n, to shake, and E. nudge.] 1. To bend or incline the upper part, with a quick motion; as, nodding plumes. [1913 Webster] 2. To incline the head with a quick motion; to make a slight… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • nod´al|ly — nod|al «NOH duhl», adjective. having to do with nodes; like a node. –nod´al|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

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