how to pronounce nod

/ˈnɑːd/

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An example use of nod in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Artemis a nod to the Apollo program this …”

meanings of nod

verb:

  1. To fall asleep while under the influence of opiates.
  2. To signify by a nod.
  3. To briefly incline the head downwards as a cursory greeting.
  4. To sway, move up and down.
  5. To allude to something.
  6. To head; to strike the ball with one's head.
  7. To make a mistake by being temporarily inattentive or tired.
  8. To incline the head up and down, as to indicate agreement.
  9. To gradually fall asleep.

noun:

  1. An instance of inclining the head up and down, as to indicate agreement, or as a cursory greeting.
  2. Initialism of Night Optical/Observation Device.
  3. Approval.
  4. A nomination.
  5. A reference or allusion to something.
  6. Initialism of notice Of disagreement; filed by an appellant in response to a denial of veteran's benefits in United States law.

words with pronunciation similar to nod

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