Word:

Nod

Pronunciation: nǒd
v. i.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 careless or inattentive; to make a mistake from lack of attention.
Nor is it Homer nods, but we that dream.
- Pope.
4.To be drowsy or dull; to doze off, especially while in a sitting position; as, half the class nodded while the professor droned on.
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Nodded ; p. pr. & vb. n. Nodding.]
2.To signify by a nod; as, to nod approbation.
3.To cause to bend.
By every wind that nods the mountain pine.
- Keats.
n.1.A dropping or bending forward of the upper part or top of anything.
Like a drunken sailor on a mast,
Ready with every nod to tumble down.
- Shak.
2.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; as, a nod of approval.
A look or a nod only ought to correct them [the children] when they do amiss.
- Locke.
Nations obey my word and wait my nod.
- Prior.
The land of Nod
sleep.
Noun1.nod - a sign of assent or salutation or command
2.nod - the act of nodding the head
Verb1.nod - express or signify by nodding; "He nodded his approval"
2.nod - lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation; "The teacher nodded when the student gave the right answer"
3.nod - let the head fall forward through drowsiness; "The old man was nodding in his chair"
4.nod - sway gently back and forth, as is in a nodding motion; "the flowers were nodding in the breeze"
5.nod - be almost asleep; "The old man sat nodding by the fireplace"
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