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. blessverb

    give a benediction to

    "The dying man blessed his son"

  2. blessverb

    confer prosperity or happiness on

  3. bless, signverb

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

  4. consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctifyverb

    render holy by means of religious rites

Wiktionary

  1. blessverb

    To make something blessed, to confer blessing upon.

  2. blessverb

    To turn (a reference) into an object.

  3. blessinterjection

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blessverb

    to make or pronounce holy; to consecrate

  2. Blessverb

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

  3. Blessverb

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

  4. Blessverb

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

  5. Blessverb

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

  6. Blessverb

    to guard; to keep; to protect

  7. Blessverb

    to praise, or glorify; to extol for excellences

  8. Blessverb

    to esteem or account happy; to felicitate

  9. Blessverb

    to wave; to brandish

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  1. Bless

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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?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Pope Francis:

    You're like Jesus on this night, and I bless you and am close to you, i embrace you all and wish for you a holy Christmas.

  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. Samual Rutherford:

    I bless the Lord that all our troubles come through Christ's fingers, and that He casteth sugar among them and casteth in some ounce withts of heaven and of the spirit of glory in our cup.

  4. Jeremy Dys:

    Whether a student is being patriotic or engaging in religious speech, there is no law in this country forbidding a student from telling his or her classmates, ‘God bless America’ and it is illegal for a school to censor a student for doing so.

  5. Carmen Yulín Cruz:

    But the President continues to refuse to acknowledge his responsibility, and the problem is that if he didn't acknowledge it in Puerto Rico, God bless the people of South Carolina and the people of North Carolina.

Images & Illustrations of Bless

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