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In a nod to the pandemic, Apple has had to limit the number of customers in its stores and make moves like shifting its popular “Today at Apple” series of in-store tutorials online.

From Fortune

The first offering, which has already been put on film, is a nod to Signature’s most entrenched tradition, an embrace of the work of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim.

It reminded us to appreciate small yet positive interactions with strangers—a wave, a nod, or a smile as we jogged by.

This one was a nod to the company’s Service cloud, which encompasses both customer service and field service.

While some other smartwatches offer some kind of nod to fitness tech, their offerings are likely OK for the casual fitness enthusiast but won’t satisfy the hardcore.

When he says something, nod; this nodding will induce him to agree with you.

“No, they deserve it,” he said before nodding and walking off.

Somewhere, a no-longer-in-the-league Tebow is ruefully nodding.

Over by the bed his wife and sister are nodding their heads.

Keeping the same not-smile smile on your face, nodding quickly and answering with one word.

"If you please," continued Mr Bellamy, nodding to them very graciously; and they departed.

She turned her gaze away from the mirror, and saw Sarah's grey head inadvertently nodding, as it always nodded.

Brittles is right, said Mr. Giles, nodding his head, approvingly; from a woman nothing else was to be expected.

Still they were pleased to hear him, the elders nodding their heads approvingly, and smiling at one another.

I have heard of you before, knowingly spoke the violinist, nodding his head sadly.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nodding, such as: out, quiet, sleeping, slow, yawning, and asleep.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.