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  • verbgesture with head
  • verbfall asleep

synonyms for nodded

  • acknowledge
  • bend
  • bow
  • greet
  • respond
  • salute
  • acquiesce
  • agree
  • approve
  • assent
  • beckon
  • concur
  • consent
  • curtsy
  • dip
  • duck
  • indicate
  • recognize
  • sign
  • signal
  • say yes
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antonyms for nodded

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  • differ
  • disagree
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • dispute
  • dissent
  • object
  • oppose
  • protest
  • refuse
  • reject
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How to use nodded in a sentence

Each November, teams give a nod of confidence to a player or two — or in this case, three — by protecting them from the Rule 5 draft.
NATIONALS PROTECT STEVEN FUENTES, YASEL ANTUNA AND JOAN ADON FROM RULE 5 DRAFTJESSE DOUGHERTYNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Japan’s chief cabinet secretary, Katsunobu Kato, said Friday there’s no need for the nation, which gave its nod in May, to review remdesivir’s approval at this time.
WHO ADVISES AGAINST USING GILEAD’S REMDESIVIR TO TREAT HOSPITALIZED COVID PATIENTSCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERNOVEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
The styling has quite a few subtle nods to its motorcycle roots.
HARLEY’S FIRST ELECTRIC BICYCLE STANDS OUT WITH ITS RETRO STYLESTAN HORACZEKNOVEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
David made a nod to Fortune’s Fastest Growing Companies list yesterday, but I want to return to it today, because I think it illustrates a couple of important points about today’s economy.
WHAT FORTUNE’S FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES LIST SAYS ABOUT THE ECONOMYALAN MURRAYOCTOBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
At this speed I could see the mutual nods that preceded a chase.
FORGET EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR DOG (EP. 436)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 22, 2020FREAKONOMICS
He didn’t specifically mention court packing, but this was interpreted as a nod to considering the idea, since he didn’t rule it out.
WHAT IS COURT PACKING, AND WHY ARE SOME DEMOCRATS SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING IT?AMBER PHILLIPSOCTOBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Some changes are also being made to store exteriors in a nod to how many shoppers no longer even set foot inside.
WALMART UNVEILS NEW STORE DESIGN INSPIRED BY AMAZON AND AIRPORTSPHIL WAHBASEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
We focus our Buyer’s Guide coverage on the top bikes of the year, which often means the flashiest and most innovative ones get the nod.
3 UPDATED MOUNTAIN BIKES THAT ARE IDEAL FOR FALL RIDINGJOSH PATTERSONSEPTEMBER 30, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The girl smiled, and drew out a large key, and nodded, still smiling as she replaced it.
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