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

    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

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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. Marie Holmes:

    I don't know if I want to cry, smile, what, I'm just grateful for this moment. I'm thankful that I can bless my kids with something that I didn't have.

  2. Chris Morris:

    Listen close and you can hear, “Please, bless us and forgive us, and make us good here and strong here. Let us get along here. Let those we love and left behind be blessed. Let us find the proper path and keep to it. Help us act harmoniously, and find work pleasing in the sight of god and man.”

  3. Lionel Richie:

    What started out to be a great collaboration between two guys, Kenny Rogers and Lionel Richie, ended up giving me a surprise. Not only did we have a hit record, but I found one of the greatest friends I ever had in my whole life. The loss of Kenny Rogers is tremendous on my heart, we lived so much life together, and tonight I want to celebrate Kenny Rogers life. And I want to say to all of his fans : Kenny Rogers enjoyed the ride. Let us celebrate Kenny Rogers life, Kenny Rogers legacy, and more importantly, the music. God bless you, Kenny Rogers. God bless your family. I love you very much.

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    Look, there are a lot of ways that we try to change our energy consumption, and our pollution, and God bless all of those ways.

  5. Donald Trump:

    The Federal Government is there, and will be, for whatever they may need. God bless the families and all !

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