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Here is our second set of teacher-selected PSAT vocabulary words. Do you know the meanings of these terms?
Question 1 of 10
advocate

Idioms for nod

    give the nod to, Informal. to express approval of; agree to: The board gave the nod to the new proposal.
    on the nod,
    1. British Slang. on credit.
    2. Slang. drowsy following a dose of a narcotic drug.

Origin of nod

1350–1400; Middle English nodde, of uncertain origin

OTHER WORDS FROM nod

nod·der, nounnod·ding·ly, adverbun·nod·ding, adjective

Definition for nod (2 of 2)

Nod
[ nod ]
/ nɒd /

noun

the land east of Eden where Cain went to dwell. Gen. 4:16.
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British Dictionary definitions for nod

nod
/ (nɒd) /

verb nods, nodding or nodded

noun

See also nod off, nod out

Derived forms of nod

nodding, adjective, noun

Word Origin for nod

C14 nodde, of obscure origin
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Idioms and Phrases with nod

nod

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