(noun, verb)


1. a sign of assent or salutation or command

Definition categories: communication, gesture, motion

2. the act of nodding the head

Definition categories: act, inclination, inclining


1. express or signify by nodding

- He nodded his approval

Definition categories: communication, gesticulate, gesture, motion

2. lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation

- The teacher nodded when the student gave the right answer

Definition categories: communication, communicate, intercommunicate

3. let the head fall forward through drowsiness

- The old man was nodding in his chair

Definition categories: body

4. sway gently back and forth, as in a nodding motion

- the flowers were nodding in the breeze

Definition categories: motion, move

5. be almost asleep

- The old man sat nodding by the fireplace

Definition categories: body, drowse

Sentences with nod as a verb:

- Even Homer nods.