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Definition of Nod


  1. To bend or incline the upper part, with a quick motion; as, nodding plumes.
  2. To incline the head with a quick motion; to make a slight bow; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness, with the head; as, to nod at one.
  3. To be drowsy or dull; to be careless.
  4. 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.
  5. To signify by a nod; as, to nod approbation.
  6. To cause to bend.
  7. A dropping or bending forward of the upper oart or top of anything.
  8. A quick or slight downward or forward motion of the head, in assent, in familiar salutation, in drowsiness, or in giving a signal, or a command.

Nod Quotations

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

To the casual observer, the Dropbox demo video looked like a normal product demonstration, but we put in about a dozen Easter eggs that were tailored for the Digg audience. References to Tay Zonday and 'Chocolate Rain' and allusions to 'Office Space' and 'XKCD.' It was a tongue-in-cheek nod to that crowd, and it kicked off a chain reaction.
Drew Houston

I don't have much of an attention span for TV - I nod off during the basketball playoffs - but when I watch 'Game of Thrones' on On Demand, I'm glued to the set. It's mystical and addictive. Tyrion Lannister, that's my man.
Steve Harvey

When you meet someone new who instantly gets you, your sense of humor and your attitudes and your worldview, even if theirs are different - and you get them in return. You both talk and talk and agree and laugh and nod and yes, yes, of course you should get another round of drinks.
Erin Morgenstern

In the writing of memoirs, as in the production of shows, too much caution causes the audience to nod and think of other channels.
Gerald Clarke
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Nod Translations

nod in Dutch is ja knikken, knikken
nod in German is schlafen, Nicken, Wink
nod in Italian is annuire
nod in Latin is nutus
nod in Portuguese is assentimento
nod in Swedish is nicka, nick
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