There are 2 translations of nod in Spanish:

nod1

Pronunciation: /nɑːd; nɒd/

n

  • he greeted her with a nod la saludó con la cabeza she gave a nod of agreement asintió con la cabeza he gave a nod and we set off me hizo una señal con la cabeza y nos fuimos a nod and a wink he didn't say I could, but he gave me a nod and a wink no me dijo que sí, pero me lo dio a entender to be passed on the nod (British English/inglés británico) ser* aprobado sin debate to give sb/sth the nod darle* luz verde a algn/algo a nod is as good as a wink (to a blind man o horse) a buen entendedor pocas palabras (bastan)
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    • He answered my father with a slight nod, his cold eyes never leaving my own.
    • ‘Yes,’ she said with a slight nod and as she started backing slowly away.
    • Alexis returned the embrace and agreed with the slight nod of her head.

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There are 2 translations of nod in Spanish:

nod2

vt (-dd-)

  • 1.1he nodded his head (in agreement) asintió con la cabeza he nodded his approval hizo un gesto de aprobación con la cabeza
    More example sentences
    • Stifling another giggle, she only nods her agreement, unable to voice her assent.
    • He became quizzical yet some of them nodded their assent or what he took to be assent.
    • When I ask her about this, McTeer nods her assent.
    1.2 [Sport/Deporte] [ball] cabecear
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    • He swung in a cross which Walker failed to cut out and the Zimbabwe player nodded the ball into an empty net from two yards.
    • He nodded the ball down only for the goalkeeper to stick out a hand and paw it away.
    • County missed a glorious chance when defensive panic from a free-kick caused Gavin to nod the ball over the advancing Henderson.

vi (-dd-)

  • 1.1 (dip head) she smiled at me and I nodded to her me sonrió y la saludé con la cabeza they nodded in assent asintieron con la cabeza she nodded to me to sit down me indicó con la cabeza que me sentara the poppies were nodding in the breeze las amapolas se mecían con la brisa [literary/literario] 1.2
    (nodding present participle/participio presente)
    we're on nodding terms nos conocemos de vista, nos saludamos, pero nada más I have only a nodding acquaintance with Chaucer's work solo tengo un conocimiento superficial de la obra de Chaucer
    1.3 (drowse) dar* cabezadas, cabecear
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    • Basic chores done, I gave up and went to sit in the kitchen, where I slumped in my chair, yawning and nodding.
    • It's quiet, the woman's out, the kid's asleep, and I am nodding over a notebook and tea, wearing fuzzy slippers.
    More example sentences
    • Emily nodded slowly in agreement while kicking a box to the corner.
    • The boy nodded mutely, tears brimming in his eyes.
    • Unable to resist his charm and devastating smile, Blair nodded mutely in response.

Phrasal verbs

nod off

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[colloquial/familiar] dormirse*, quedarse dormido I must have nodded off me debo (de) haber (quedado) dormido he kept nodding off throughout the film pasó cabeceando toda la película

nod through

verb + adverb + object, verb + object + adverb/verbo + adverbio + complemento, verbo + complemento + adverbio
[colloquial/familiar] ser* aprobado sin debate or discusión, ser* aprobado sin (someterse a) votación

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The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.