- 1bless somebody/something to ask God to protect someone or something They brought the children to Jesus and he blessed them. God bless you!
- 2bless something to make something holy by saying a prayer over it The priest blessed the bread and wine.
- 3bless somebody/something (formal) to call God holy; to praise God We bless your holy name, O Lord.
- 4 bless somebody/something (old-fashioned) (informal) used to express surprise Bless my soul! Here comes Bill! Idioms
to have something good such as ability, great happiness, etc. She's blessed with excellent health. We're blessed with five beautiful grandchildren.
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said to someone after they have sneezed
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used to show that you are pleased with someone, especially because of something they have done Sarah, bless her, had made a cup of tea. Bless her heart, she came over straight away.
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used when you are leaving someone, to say that you hope they will be safe, etc. Goodnight, God bless.
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