|1.||[ verb ] express or signify by nodding|
"He nodded his approval"
|2.||[ verb ] lower and raise the head, as to indicate assent or agreement or confirmation|
"The teacher nodded when the student gave the right answer"
|3.||[ verb ] let the head fall forward through drowsiness|
"The old man was nodding in his chair"
|4.||[ noun ] a sign of assent or salutation or command|
|5.||[ noun ] the act of nodding the head|
|Related terms:||inclination nutation|
|6.||[ verb ] sway gently back and forth, as is in a nodding motion|
"the flowers were nodding in the breeze"
|7.||[ verb ] be almost asleep|
"The old man sat nodding by the fireplace"