Synonyms of give someone/something the nod in English:

give someone/something the nod


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phrase

1‘Ronny Johnsen was given the nod in preference to David May’

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select, choose, pick, go for

British cap

2‘the chances are that the Lords will give the treaty the nod’

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approve, agree to, sanction, ratify, endorse, say yes to, give one's approval to, rubber-stamp

informal give something the go-ahead, give something the green light, OK, give something the OK, give something the thumbs up

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reject