What does Bless mean?

Definitions for Bless
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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

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  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(?).]

Editors Contribution

  1. bless

    To wish good things for a person, universal being, animal or organization.

    Its beautiful to bless good things to people and animals.

    Submitted by MaryC on August 18, 2020  

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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

How to pronounce Bless?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Bless in sign language?

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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

Examples of Bless in a Sentence

  1. Rachel Reeves of Revolution Church:

    What a true blessing ! we kind of just handed the sandwiches... and said send to your ER, bless them with these sandwiches... and they were so excited to be appreciated like that !

  2. Wilma DeYampert:

    I could not imagine having a child and being away from the child, so, I just thought it was the right thing to do. My mom always said,' You don't have to be rich to bless someone.'.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Ram Navami is celebrated in India, with the greatest love and devotion to Lord Shri Ram, Maryada Purushottam King, who embodied and represented Truth, Honesty and Purity. We all learn the best ethics and righteous ways to lead our lives from the examples set by Lord Shri Ram, even today. May Lord Shri Ram Bless You!

  4. Greenville County (S.C.) Department of Social Services, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993:

    Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances.

  5. Iris Chavez:

    The pope is the messenger of Christ, and for the pope to bless my child, it's a marvelous thing.

Images & Illustrations of Bless

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