Translation of nod in Spanish:

nod

Pronunciation /nɑd/ /nɒd/

noun

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    he greeted her with a nod la saludó con la cabeza
    • she gave a nod of agreement asintió con la cabeza
    • he gave a nod and we set off me hizo una señal con la cabeza y nos fuimos
    • a nod is as good as a wink (to a blind man / horse) a buen entendedor pocas palabras (bastan)
    • He answered my father with a slight nod, his cold eyes never leaving my own.
    • ‘Yes,’ she said with a slight nod and as she started backing slowly away.
    • Alexis returned the embrace and agreed with the slight nod of her head.
    • She did not even have to give the slightest of nods in reply.
    • ‘Anytime,’ I replied, and gave her a slight nod as she departed in the opposite direction.
    • The queen went back to her dinner with a slight nod.
    • Marissa gave a curt nod of her head before making her way to one of the two logs.
    • Nelson gave a curt nod of his head, and Morton picked up the mike at the plot table.
    • Amanda commented to Jenkins and received a curt nod of acknowledgement.
    • He turned down the challenge gracefully with a slight nod of approval.
    • Marvin gave them a slight imperceptible nod and they grinned darkly.
    • After getting nods of agreement from Brad and Natasha, she opened the book.
    • Only after their new boss's back was turned did he look up and give Gina a quick acknowledging nod.
    • Simon gave Jacob a slow yet reassuring nod.
    • He just gave a quick and indifferent nod in her direction and walked past.
    • He just kept on playing, allowing himself only the merest nod of recognition.
    • She did not even have to give the slightest of nods in reply.
    • She gave the men a nod of thanks and quickly closed the door.
    • Evan's barely perceptible nod was his only answer.
    • He gave her a final nod with a smile, and exited the cabin.

transitive verb nodding, nodded, nodded

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    he nodded his head (in agreement) asintió con la cabeza
    • he nodded his approval hizo un gesto de aprobación con la cabeza
    • Stifling another giggle, she only nods her agreement, unable to voice her assent.
    • He became quizzical yet some of them nodded their assent or what he took to be assent.
    • When I ask her about this, McTeer nods her assent.
    • ‘We never think of that,’ replies George, while Gilbert nods his assent.
    • With tingling anticipation the audience nodded its agreement that the card the girl had drawn on had indeed been decimated.
    • Napoleon nodded his understanding, gave me a brief pat, then turned his attention to the stunning woman behind me.
    • Today I nodded my greeting, but he avoided my gaze, and whizzed past with his son.
    • They only nodded their agreement, although deep in their hearts they rejected his idea.
    • You'll always find a chorus of people to nod agreement to your stupid charge.
    • Shields nods his agreement, but it is qualified.
    • ‘It's a good time to be a scrum-half,’ Lawson insists and his rival nods his agreement.
    • Rico continued to give various tips and instructions, Chris nodding his understanding throughout the lecture.
    • Not to anyone's amazement, a woman was found in the audience who began nodding vigorous assent to everything Charles said.
    • Harry shot a glance at me quickly, before nodding his assent and followed the uniformed officer out of the room.
    • He glared down at Alex, who was nodding a greeting at the teacher and slipping his cell phone into his pocket.
    • The teen girl nodded her understanding, and disappeared down the hallway.
    • Ally nodded her understanding; she knew exactly what it was like to have an agent who didn't listen.
    • Cara nodded her understanding, her eyes still on the still body of Cedric.
    • The others knew what he was going to say, and nodded their understanding.
    • He laughed at his own description, nodding assent, and laughing also.
  • 2

    Sport
    (ball) cabecear
    • He swung in a cross which Walker failed to cut out and the Zimbabwe player nodded the ball into an empty net from two yards.
    • He nodded the ball down only for the goalkeeper to stick out a hand and paw it away.
    • County missed a glorious chance when defensive panic from a free-kick caused Gavin to nod the ball over the advancing Henderson.
    • McNamara gets the closest yet to a goal for either side by nodding the ball wide of Hedman's reach.
    • Delgado chases a long ball from Mendez and nearly gets behind Baszczynski, but the defender finds an extra inch in a desperate final leap to nod the ball back to Boruc.
    • As Kahn clutched air, Barmby nodded the ball down for Michael Owen to fire home into an empty net.
    • Again Johnson was the provider with a fine centre, which was knocked back across goal and this time Wright wasn't to be denied, nodding the ball over the line.
    • Johnson sent in a looping cross from the right and Ferdinand beat two defenders to win the header and nod the ball down for Defoe.
    • Shaugnessy grabbed his second seven minutes from time after Rhead had nodded the ball into his path.
    • The Manchester United midfielder, with his back to the goal, turned brilliantly to float the ball in for Emile Heskey, who was allowed to nod the ball down for Owen.

intransitive verb nodding, nodded, nodded

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    (dip head)
    she smiled at me and I nodded to her me sonrió y la saludé con la cabeza
    • they nodded in assent asintieron con la cabeza
    • she nodded to me to sit down me indicó con la cabeza que me sentara
    • the poppies were nodding in the breeze las amapolas se mecían con la brisa
    • Emily nodded slowly in agreement while kicking a box to the corner.
    • The boy nodded mutely, tears brimming in his eyes.
    • Unable to resist his charm and devastating smile, Blair nodded mutely in response.
    • She nodded curtly in response, then turned back to where she was seated, gazing at the ocean.
    • He looked around nodding slightly with a light smile.
    • The question had been more of a statement, and Chet nodded slightly in acknowledgement.
    • Quickly the car began to move, and Andrew nodded slightly in acknowledgement.
    • Ace nodded grimly in reply, still keeping his eyes ahead.
    • The girl nodded mutely, turned on her heel, and ran.
    • The little girl nodded solemnly, golden curls bouncing.
    • The larger man nodded in approval at Jack's action and then again at his companion.
    • Both men nodded in unison, but I could sense their concern.
    • Kara nodded not knowing what to say and pushed up against him seeking a tighter embrace.
    • They nodded in unison; the contempt in James's eyes was not missed.
    • My eyes stayed focused on the television screen, and I nodded in response.
    • Glancing over his shoulder, Max nodded in acknowledgment then turned back to Katharine.
    • She only nodded in acknowledgment, a sort of lonesome satisfaction flowing into her eyes.
    • I winked, and he nodded with a big grin as I walked away.
    • She nodded in satisfaction and tossed a pretzel onto the middle of the table.
    • I nodded to show I understood, and decided to unbutton the coat instead.
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    (drowse)
    dar cabezadas
    cabecear
    • Basic chores done, I gave up and went to sit in the kitchen, where I slumped in my chair, yawning and nodding.
    • It's quiet, the woman's out, the kid's asleep, and I am nodding over a notebook and tea, wearing fuzzy slippers.