- 1to ask for God's help and protection for someone or something
- 2to make holy by religious rite
- 3to give happiness or good things to someone
Using bless: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "bless" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
May God bless you and keep you safe.
The priest blessed the water before baptizing the baby.
I feel blessed to have such wonderful friends.
She always takes time to bless her food before eating.
bless Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using bless
Even though I don't have a lot of money, I try to count my blessings and appreciate the good things in my life.
My parents gave me their blessing when I decided to move to a new city for a job.
She was blessed with a beautiful singing voice.
Phrases with bless
Bless your heart for helping me with my bags.
Bless you! Do you need a tissue?
something that seems bad or unlucky at first, but turns out to be good in the end
Losing my job was a blessing in disguise because it led me to start my own business.
Origins of bless
from Old English 'blǣdsian', meaning 'to consecrate with blood'
Summary: bless in Brief
The verb 'bless' [bles] has three main meanings: to ask for divine help or protection, to make holy through religious rite, and to give happiness or good things. It is often used in phrases like 'bless your heart' and 'bless you,' and idioms like 'count your blessings' and 'give someone your blessing.' 'Blessed with something' denotes having something good or desirable.