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Definition of Bless


  1. To make or pronounce holy; to consecrate
  2. To make happy, blithesome, or joyous; to confer prosperity or happiness upon; to grant divine favor to.
  3. To express a wish or prayer for the happiness of; to invoke a blessing upon; -- applied to persons.
  4. To invoke or confer beneficial attributes or qualities upon; to invoke or confer a blessing on, -- as on food.
  5. To make the sign of the cross upon; to cross (one's self).
  6. To guard; to keep; to protect.
  7. To praise, or glorify; to extol for excellences.
  8. To esteem or account happy; to felicitate.
  9. To wave; to brandish.

Bless Quotations

I come from not just a household but a country where the finesse of language, well-balanced sentence, structure, syntax, these things are driven into us, and my parents, bless them, are great custodians of the English language.
Daniel Day-Lewis

Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.
Elvis Presley

Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Swami Vivekananda

Sometimes the adversities you go through help you become a person you are proud of, and instead of hating what you're going through, maybe bless it because for some reason; it is going to build you into that person that you are proud of being.
Ellen Greene

President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve.
Lindsey Graham
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Bless Translations

bless in Dutch is zegenen, inzegenen, wijden
bless in Finnish is siunata
bless in German is verletzen, preisen, segnen, verletzen
bless in Italian is benedire
bless in Norwegian is velsigne
bless in Spanish is bendecir
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