Synonyms of give someone/something the nod in English:

give someone/something the nod


See definition of give someone/something the nod

phrase

1‘Ronny Johnsen was given the nod in preference to David May’

SYNONYMS
select, choose, pick, go for
British cap

2‘the chances are that the Lords will give the treaty the nod’

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approve, agree to, sanction, ratify, endorse, say yes to, give one's approval to, rubber-stamp
informal give something the go-ahead, give something the green light, OK, give something the OK, give something the thumbs up
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reject