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 for nod
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nod \Nod\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nodded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To incline or bend, as the head or top; to make a motion
        of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness with; as, to
        nod the head.
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     2. To signify by a nod; as, to nod approbation.
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     3. To cause to bend. [Poetic]
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              By every wind that nods the mountain pine. --Keats.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nod \Nod\ (n[o^]d), v. i. [OE. nodden; cf. OHG. kn[=o]t[=o]n,
     genuot[=o]n, to shake, and E. nudge.]
     1. To bend or incline the upper part, with a quick motion;
        as, nodding plumes.
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     2. To incline the head with a quick motion; to make a slight
        bow; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of
        drowsiness, with the head; as, to nod at one.
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     3. To be careless or inattentive; to make a mistake from lack
        of attention.
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              Nor is it Homer nods, but we that dream. --Pope.
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     4. To be drowsy or dull; to doze off, especially while in a
        sitting position; as, half the class nodded while the
        professor droned on.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nod \Nod\ (n[o^]d), n.
     1. A dropping or bending forward of the upper part or top of
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              Like a drunken sailor on a mast,
              Ready with every nod to tumble down.  --Shak.
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     2. A quick or slight downward or forward motion of the head,
        in assent, in familiar salutation, in drowsiness, or in
        giving a signal, or a command; as, a nod of approval.
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              A look or a nod only ought to correct them [the
              children] when they do amiss.         --Locke.
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              Nations obey my word and wait my nod. --Prior.
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     The land of Nod, sleep.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  376 Moby Thesaurus words for "nod":
     John Hancock, OK, Roman candle, abide by, accede, accede to,
     accept, acceptance, acclaim, accord to, accost, acquiesce,
     acquiesce in, address, adherence, admiration, affirmance,
     affirmation, affirmative, affirmative attitude, affirmativeness,
     agree, agree to, agree with, aid to navigation, alarm, amber light,
     amen, applaud, approbation, approval, approve, approve of, assent,
     authentication, authorization, aye, bag, balefire,
     be caught napping, be neglectful, be negligent, be willing, beacon,
     beacon fire, beat the drum, beck, beck and call, bell, bell buoy,
     bend, bend the knee, bend the neck, bending the knee, bid good day,
     bid good morning, bidding, blessing, blinker, blue peter, bob,
     bob a curtsy, bob down, bow, bow and scrape, bow down,
     bow the head, bow to, bowing and scraping, broad hint, buoy, buy,
     call, calling, calling forth, cascade, catalepsy, caution light,
     certification, cheer, clue, coma, comply, condescend, confirmation,
     connive at, consent, consent to silently, convocation, countenance,
     countersignature, crouch, cue, curtsy, daggle, dangle, default,
     deign, depend, dip, dipping the colors, disregard, dope off,
     doze off, drabble, drag, draggle, drape, droop, drop asleep,
     drop off, drowse off, duck, embrace, encephalitis lethargica,
     endorse, endorsement, esteem, evocation, exchange colors, fail,
     fall, fall asleep, fall down before, favor, favorable vote, flag,
     flag down, flap, flare, flash, flop, flow, fog bell, fog signal,
     fog whistle, foghorn, gentle hint, genuflect, genuflection,
     gesture, give a signal, give consent, give the nod, glance,
     glimmer, glimmering, gloss over, go along with, go light,
     go to sleep, go-ahead, gong buoy, grant, green light, greet,
     greeting, hail, hail and speak, half-mast, hand-clasp, handshake,
     hang, hang down, have no objection, heliograph, hello, high,
     high sign, hint, hoist a banner, hold with, homage, how-do-you-do,
     hug, ignore, implication, imprimatur, in toto, inclination, indent,
     index, indication, inkling, innuendo, insinuation,
     international alphabet flag, international numeral pennant,
     intimation, invocation, kick, kiss, kiss hands, kneel, kneeling,
     kowtow, lapse, leer, let go, let ride, let slide, let slip,
     lethargy, lift the hat, look, lop, lose sight of, lose track of,
     make a leg, make a sign, make obeisance, making a leg,
     marker beacon, narcohypnosis, narcolepsy, narcoma, narcosis,
     narcotic stupor, narcotization, neglect, nod, nod assent,
     nod of assent, nod off, nod to, not care for, not get involved,
     not heed, not refuse, not think, notarization, nudge, obeisance,
     obsequiousness, okay, overlook, parachute flare, pass over, pend,
     permission, permit, pilot flag, poke, police whistle,
     preconization, presenting arms, prompt, prostration,
     pull the forelock, quarantine flag, radio beacon, raise a cry,
     ratification, ratify, receive, red flag, red light, requisition,
     respect, reverence, rocket, rubber stamp, sag, sailing aid, salaam,
     salutation, salute, sanction, say aye, say hello, say yes, scent,
     scrape, seal, seal of approval, sedation, semaphore,
     semaphore flag, semaphore telegraph, servility, settle to sleep,
     shake, shake hands, shock, sigil, sign, signal, signal beacon,
     signal bell, signal fire, signal flag, signal gong, signal gun,
     signal lamp, signal light, signal mast, signal post, signal rocket,
     signal shot, signal siren, signal tower, signalize, signature,
     signet, sleep, sleeping sickness, smile, smile of recognition,
     sopor, sound an alarm, sound the trumpet, spar buoy, speak, spoor,
     squat, stamp, stamp of approval, standing at attention, stoop,
     stop light, stupor, submission, submissiveness, subscribe to,
     subscription, suggestion, summons, supination, suspicion, swag,
     swing, swoon, symptom, take for granted, take kindly to, telltale,
     thanatosis, the nod, the wink, thumbs-up, touch, touch the hat,
     track, traffic light, traffic signal, trail, trance, uncover,
     unfurl a flag, validation, visa, vise, voice, vote,
     vote affirmatively, vote aye, vote for, warrant, watch fire, wave,
     wave a flag, wave the hand, weep, welcome, whisper, white flag,
     wigwag, wigwag flag, wink, wink at, yea, yea vote, yea-saying,
     yellow flag, yes, yield assent

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     exile; wandering; unrest, a name given to the country to which
     Cain fled (Gen.4:16). It lay on the east of Eden.

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Nod, vagabond; fugitive

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