From the verb nod: (⇒ conjugate)
nodding is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. greeted her with a nod
  2. gave him a [small, slight] nod
  3. a nod of approval
  4. gave her a nod of [agreement, recognition]
  5. gave a nod to [indicate, say, show]
  6. gave the nod to our [proposal, request, question]
  7. with the nod of his head
  8. took her nod as a sign [of, to]
  9. will [start, begin] when you give me the nod
  10. with a wink and a nod
  11. was a nod to [their time together, his best friend]
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