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English definition of “nod”

nod

verb [I or T]     /nɒd/ US  /nɑːd/ (-dd-)
B2 to move your head down and then up, sometimes several times, especially to show agreement, approval, or greeting, or to show something by doing this: Many people in the audience nodded in agreement. When I suggested a walk, Elena nodded enthusiastically. She looked up and nodded for me to come in. → Compare shake verbGestures with the head or shouldersAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
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