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  • as innap
  • as insleep
  • as insnooze
  • as insiesta
  • as indoze
  • as indrop off

synonyms for nod off

  • catnap
  • doze
  • drowse
  • nod
  • rack
  • relax
  • rest
  • sleep
  • snooze
  • catch forty winks
  • drop off
  • get some shut-eye
  • grab some z's
  • take a siesta
  • take a snooze
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How to use nod off in a sentence

A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The nod of assent was given, and the permission put in force with hearty good will.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
By the time this story was finished, the company gathered around the fire began to nod their heads.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
She gave him a cavalier little nod, touched her horse with the whip, and a moment later was lost in a cloud of dust.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Gwynne accepted this act of sacrifice with a matter-of-fact nod, and it was but a moment later that they came upon another flock.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
There was something about the man that Matt liked, in spite of the deceit he had practised at the start-off of their acquaintance.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
He eyed Bumble askance as he entered, but scarcely deigned to nod his head in acknowledgment of his salutation.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
She did not take the broad, beaten road which led to the far-off plantation of Valmonde.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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WORDS RELATED TO NOD OFF

  • catch a wink
  • catnap
  • cop some z's
  • drift off
  • drop off
  • drowse
  • nod off
  • sleep
  • sleep lightly
  • slumber
  • snooze
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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