What does BLESS mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word BLESS.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bless(verb)

    give a benediction to

    "The dying man blessed his son"

  2. bless(verb)

    confer prosperity or happiness on

  3. bless, sign(verb)

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

  4. consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctify(verb)

    render holy by means of religious rites

Wiktionary

  1. bless(Verb)

    To make something blessed, to confer blessing upon.

  2. bless(Verb)

    To turn (a reference) into an object.

  3. bless(Interjection)

    Used as an expression of endearment, or (ironically) belittlement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bless(verb)

    to make or pronounce holy; to consecrate

  2. Bless(verb)

    to make happy, blithesome, or joyous; to confer prosperity or happiness upon; to grant divine favor to

  3. Bless(verb)

    to express a wish or prayer for the happiness of; to invoke a blessing upon; -- applied to persons

  4. Bless(verb)

    to invoke or confer beneficial attributes or qualities upon; to invoke or confer a blessing on, -- as on food

  5. Bless(verb)

    to make the sign of the cross upon; to cross (one's self)

  6. Bless(verb)

    to guard; to keep; to protect

  7. Bless(verb)

    to praise, or glorify; to extol for excellences

  8. Bless(verb)

    to esteem or account happy; to felicitate

  9. Bless(verb)

    to wave; to brandish

Freebase

  1. Bless

    Bless is a hip-hop artist from Montreal, Canada.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bless

    bles, v.t. to invoke a blessing upon: to make joyous, happy, or prosperous: to consecrate by some religious rite, to cross one's self: to extol as holy, to pronounce happy, to invoke the divine favour upon: to wish happiness to: to praise or glorify:—pa.p. blessed (blest), or blest.—adj. Bless′ed, happy: prosperous: happy in heaven, beatified.—adv. Bless′edly.—ns. Bless′edness; Bless′ing, a wish or prayer for happiness or success: any means or cause of happiness: (B.) a gift or present: a form of invoking the favour of God at a meal.—adv. Bless′ingly.—Single blessedness, the celibate life, the unmarried state generally. [A.S. blétsian, to bless, prob. from blót, sacrifice; the word taken as—benedicĕre.]

  2. Bless

    bles, v.t. (Spens.) to brandish. [Blaze(?).]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BLESS' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4040

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BLESS' in Verbs Frequency: #1046

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BLESS in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BLESS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Abu Jayyab:

    God bless his soul.

  2. Former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating:

    Aubrey was the renaissance man, god bless Aubrey McClendon - God bless the heroic soul.

  3. Barbara DeAngelis:

    Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.

  4. Bernard Barker:

    I just said, 'God bless you, Mr. Marion Barry, God bless your family.' I know he's going to heaven because he did a lot of good for the city.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    God is never in a haste to bless you/anyone. Yes, because it doesn't take him much time to bless you/anyone. I mean, he (God) can bless you overnight.

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