Definition of Bless in English :

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Bless meaning in English

Meaning of Bless in English

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Bless pronunciation in English

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1. bless

give a benediction to

Example Sentences:
'The dying man blessed his son'

2. bless

confer prosperity or happiness on

3. bless, sign

make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate

4. bless, consecrate, hallow, sanctify

render holy by means of religious rites

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verbWord forms: blesses, blessing, blessed or blest (transitive)
to consecrate or render holy, beneficial, or prosperous by means of a religious rite
to give honour or glory to (a person or thing) as divine or holy
to call upon God to protect; give a benediction to
to worship or adore (God); call or hold holy
5. (often passive)
to grant happiness, health, or prosperity to
they were blessed with perfect peace
6. (usually passive)
to endow with a talent, beauty, etc
she was blessed with an even temper
7. rare
to protect against evil or harm
8.  bless!
9.  bless you!
10.  bless me!
11.  not have a penny to bless oneself with
an exclamation of well-wishing

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verb transitiveWord forms: blessed or blest, ˈblessing
to make or declare holy by a spoken formula or a sign; hallow; consecrate
to ask divine favor for
the minister blessed the congregation
to favor or endow (with)
to be blessed with eloquence
to make happy or prosperous; gladden
he blessed us with his leadership
to think (oneself) happy; congratulate (oneself)
to praise or glorify
to bless the Lord
to make the sign of the cross over or upon
to keep or protect from harm, evil, etc.
obsolete, except in prayers, exclamations, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of bless
tr.v. blessed or blest (blĕst), bless·ing, bless·es
1. To make holy by religious rite; sanctify: The clergy blessed the site for the new monastery.
2. To invoke divine favor upon: The bishop blessed the fishing fleet.
3. To make the sign of the cross over: She knelt and blessed herself.
4. To honor as holy; glorify: Bless the Lord.
5. To confer well-being or prosperity on: They were blessed with a baby girl.
6. To endow, as with talent: He was blessed with a photographic memory.

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