Antonyms for nodded


Grammar : Verb
Spell : nod
Phonetic Transcription : nɒd


Definition of nodded

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from nod (v.). Land of Nod "sleep" is a pun on the biblical place name (Gen. iv:16).
  • verb gesture with head
  • verb fall asleep
Example sentences :
  • Miss Milbrey nodded encouragement, seeming to chuckle inwardly.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Anger contracted the face of Henry Allister; he nodded gravely.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • "Yes," said George, and he nodded; but his face was red as crimson.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • "Oh, I'm wise—I'm wise," Aggie nodded, as she hurried out toward her bedroom.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • And then, as the other nodded in assent, she spoke with a compelling kindliness.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Now, in reply to his father's words, he only nodded a quiet assent.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • He held it in his left hand, and nodded and smiled at it from time to time.
  • Extract from : « Rico and Wiseli » by Johanna Spyri
  • All the Indians in the group that had gathered about the Mastodon, nodded at this.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • The constable, who knew both the farmer and his wife, nodded familiarly to them.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • Again Kitty nodded, after looking up at him in alarm when he spoke of the warrant.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr

Synonyms for nodded

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