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Synonyms for bless

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for bless

to make sacred by a religious rite

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Synonyms for bless

confer prosperity or happiness on

Related Words

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


render holy by means of religious rites

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those who bless you be blessed,' which Isaac gave to Jacob-in-disguise and withheld from Esau.12 In Genesis 32:1, Laban blesses his sons (presumably grandsons) and daughters, the only instance of undefined blessings between humans prior to Genesis 47:7.
WHEN two tortoises turned up at Coventry Cathedral, the priest had no hesitation in saying "bless you, pets."
When we finished, he took my hand in both his hands and said, "God bless you," without invoking Jesus Christ and without making the sign of the cross.
God, you who are Father, we give you praise and we bless you because in Gianna Beretta Molla You have given and have made known a woman who witnessed the Gospel As a young person, as a bride, as a mother and a doctor We thank you because through the gift of her life [my mother's life], We learn to accept and honor every human being.
I bless you with Job's suffering, which cleansed his golden halo of
"May God bless you with discomfort--at easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may live deep within your heart.